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Analytics Dispatch 3/14/2022

Data scientist vs machine learning engineer

NO PLOTHOLES HERE
Who’s Behind the Numbers? A Conversation with Hassan Kibirige, Creator of Plotnine
This interview digs into how Hassan became interested in tech and how and why he built the Python visualization library Plotnine. - Mode Blog

HEAD TO HEAD
What's in a Name? The Data Scientist Vs. Machine Learning Engineer Title Bore
"After almost 10 years of frankly insane hype around artificial intelligence and machine learning it may feel a little strange to have the industry reorienting around a sentiment that 90% of machine learning development is just bog-standard software engineering, but here we are." - Jonathon Belotti

SUPER POWER OR DISTRACTION?
Low Process Culture, High Process Culture
This is a useful read for literally anyone, not just data folks. - Accidentally in Code

WHOLE NEW BALLGAME
Building a Team of Internal R Packages
As your organization builds R packages for internal use, bear in mind that they have unique challenges (such as a smaller developer community) and opportunities (such as an intimate understanding of the problem space and over-arching organizational goals). - Emily Riederer

NOT SO DIFFERENT
Work Like an Analyst
The divisions of labor between analysts and everyone else are fading. - benn.substack

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