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September 30, 2019 4 minute read

Embedding Data Protection by Design in Analytics Services

Rafae Bhatti

Director of Security and Compliance

As an analytics platform, Mode operates in a very contentious space with respect to data protection and privacy. In fact, data analytics and privacy are often viewed in conflict with each other. But are they necessarily at odds? Can you not have your cake and eat it too? At Mode, we believe you can.

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September 17, 2019 4 minute read

How Mode and intermix.io Deliver Fast Queries on Amazon Redshift

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Lars Kamp

Co-founder & Chief Data Engineer

Lars Kamp is the Co-Founder & Chief Data Engineer at intermix.io where he helps customers optimize Amazon Redshift and their analytics queries for peak performance. We’ve invited intermix.io to share a guest piece detailing the new data stack.

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September 16, 2019 3 minute read

Hack Days at Mode

Curtis Mitchell

Software Engineer

When the idea of instituting regular hack days began at Mode several years ago, it started—as it does for many companies—as a way to break out of daily business routines and explore new ideas.

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September 9, 2019 4 minute read

Learning Mode’s Ruby codebase through its Gemfile

Max Edmands

Engineering Manager

What is the most efficient way to wrap your head around an unfamiliar codebase?

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August 25, 2019 5 minute read

Gems We Love

Ushashi Chakraborty

Director of Engineering

At Mode, we have an interview question we often use during phone screens for engineering candidates which is “What is an example of a library you think is really well-written"? Here are our answers.

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August 19, 2019 1 minute read

1,000,000x Improvement to Your Data Application Stack with the Switch Framework

Paul Thurlow

Director of Engineering

Josh Ferguson, Cofounder and Chief Architect at Mode, recently gave a talk at Data Council introducing our framework for building data applications called Switch.

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