data scientist, partner
Irmak is a data scientist at Datascope Analytics. Before working at Datascope Analytics, he conducted and published academic research on a wide range of topics, including student choices in public schools, web browsing behavior of masses, global airline networks, species conservation in ecology, language topic models, DNA sequences for high gene expression, among others. Technically, Irmak is a Material Scientist (BS and MS, Sabanci University, Turkey), Chemical and Biological Engineer (MS and PhD, Northwestern University) and an Art Historian (Minor, Sabanci University). Practically, he believes in merging knowledge from different disciplines to solve business problems with innovative ways of using data. When he is not striving for this, he believes in movies, bourbon, and Elliott Smith.
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Hipster Classifier Icebreaker
A not-so-awkward silence ensues.
How do I become a data scientist? An evaluation of 3 alternatives
Master's degree vs bootcamp vs self-taught (MOOCs). Bootcamps are best, but perhaps we're biased.
about our culture
Building a data science team
A data science team is more than a room full of nerds
Caricature of a small tech org chart
We're not big, but we are certainly collaborative!
Getting Things Done the Datascope Way
The Post-it Note Method
Pair programming: when are two better than one?
(a) Developing reusable software. (b) During crunch-time. (c) Training colleagues. (d) All of the above.
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