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Analytics Dispatch 7/25/2022

Thoughts from a ML grad student

FROM THE MODE BLOG
DATE_TRUNC: A SQL Timestamp Function You Can Count On
Learn how to round long, ugly timestamps into the exact interval you need. - Mode Blog

ONLY INTERESTING, NOT IMPORTANT
Thoughts on ML Engineering After a Year of My PhD
“People keep talking about how ML engineering (MLE) is a subset of software engineering or should be treated as such. But over the last 15 months of graduate school, I’ve been thinking about MLE through the lens of data engineering.” - Shreya Shankar

IT’S A BIRD, IT’S A PLANE
Python’s super() Considered Super!
If you aren’t wowed by Python’s super() builtin, chances are you don’t really know what it’s capable of doing or how to use it effectively. - Deep Thoughts by Raymond Hettinger

NATURAL SPLENDOR
National Parks Palettes
Want to make your next data viz feel a little outdoorsy? Check out this R package of palettes inspired magnificent splendor of the U.S.‘s national parks. - Kevin S. Blake

A NIFTY TOY
The Data Config
A humble YAML file, with ambitions for more. - benn.substack

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