Biggest takeaway from 3 years of tech-leading metric infrastructure development on Google Search.
I've been told I give good internship advice, so here it is.
Applies rules in Strunk and White's Elements of Style
to an input sample of formal writing.
A sketchy image filter using canny edge detectors and linear regression.
Pretty 2d sphere packing in negative space of images.
Finding the most common word associations by character point of view in each book of GRRM's series, A Song of Ice and Fire
Using Yelp's academic dataset, calculate a harshness score for each reviewer and normalize the businesses' ratings using those scores.
Designing an algorithm to find safe landing spots on Mars.
A short social experiment executed as a zoo animal sim using D3.
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
B.Sc. Computer Science 2016
Scala, Scheme, Go, PHP/XHP, SQL
Starting in May!
Senior Software Engineer, Search
Mountain View, CA
2017 - 2021
San Francisco, CA
2016 - 2017
Software Engineering Intern, Execution
Software Engineering Intern, Search Analysis
Software Engineering Intern, Developer Experience
Product development on Platform/OpenGraph. Built the Roles page of developers.facebook.com. Executed several Open Graph type deletions and migrations. Improved privacy management of the employee deprovision process. Built internal tools for app change requests. XHP, Hack, Python.
2015 NASA JPL Space Design Competition
Led my team to place 3rd out of 37 teams designing an algorithm to find safe landing sites on Mars. See the project writeup for links to my code and the competition's wiki.
Teacher for CS@ILLINOIS Splash
Taught high schoolers a course on using data to make product decisions, covering several recent, interesting cases of metric use in the industry.
2013 - 2014
Founding member and treasurer for SIGCoin, an ACM special interest group for cryptocurrencies and their impact on finance and the economy, along with associated projects.