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Walker Harrison

Graduate student in statistics at Duke University. Former dev.to employee. I like to blog about data science on my Medium publication, perplex.city, and on dev.to

Location New York City Joined Joined on  Personal website https://perplex.city/ twitter website

Education

Columbia University '14, Duke University '19

Work

Quantitative Analyst

Using Data Science for EdTech and Public Policy, with Alicia Powers

Using Data Science for EdTech and Public Policy, with Alicia Powers

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Working as a Data Scientist at Stack Overflow, with Julia Silge

Working as a Data Scientist at Stack Overflow, with Julia Silge

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Flash is dead 💀 (kind of)

Flash is dead 💀 (kind of)

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Turning a side interest in programming into a data engineering career, with Josh Laurito

Turning a side interest in programming into a data engineering career, with Josh Laurito

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Pseudo-Random Numbers in Python: From Arithmetic to Probability Distributions

Pseudo-Random Numbers in Python: From Arithmetic to Probability Distributions

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Github releases results from its 2017 Open Source Survey

Github releases results from its 2017 Open Source Survey

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What's the best software for creating flowcharts and other visuals to document application logic?

What's the best software for creating flowcharts and other visuals to document application logic?

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Google announces support for Kotlin on Android, now what?

Google announces support for Kotlin on Android, now what?

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Stack Overflow released a new mobile app

Stack Overflow released a new mobile app

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Stack Overflow just released a tool called "Trends" that tracks the popularity of programming terms over time.

Stack Overflow just released a tool called "Trends" that tracks the popularity of programming terms over time.

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The 500-foot Cab Ride: Using BigQuery to find out how dirty (sinister?) NYC's cab ride data is

The 500-foot Cab Ride: Using BigQuery to find out how dirty (sinister?) NYC's cab ride data is

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Working Smart: What performance metrics do developers value and when do they feel most productive?

Working Smart: What performance metrics do developers value and when do they feel most productive?

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Are developers underpaid? Many of them think so, according to recent research

Are developers underpaid? Many of them think so, according to recent research

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%$#@ This: Combing through 183 million git commits to find out when and how developers use the f-word

%$#@ This: Combing through 183 million git commits to find out when and how developers use the f-word

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Using Google's BigQuery to Better Understand the Python Ecosystem

Using Google's BigQuery to Better Understand the Python Ecosystem

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Two thirds of developers work remotely at least some of the time, and this number is highly correlated with job satisfaction.

Two thirds of developers work remotely at least some of the time, and this number is highly correlated with job satisfaction.

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Bootstrapping Your Education: Vast majority of coders rely on self-teaching and online resources

Bootstrapping Your Education: Vast majority of coders rely on self-teaching and online resources

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Javascript's Persistent Popularity: No one seems to particularly enjoy the language, but everyone is using it

Javascript's Persistent Popularity: No one seems to particularly enjoy the language, but everyone is using it

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Diving Into the Results of the 2017 Stack Overflow Developer Survey

Diving Into the Results of the 2017 Stack Overflow Developer Survey

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The Search for Self: How to obtain and analyze your history of Google searches

The Search for Self: How to obtain and analyze your history of Google searches

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Grid Unlock: Using a simulation in Python to demonstrate a faster way to walk

Grid Unlock: Using a simulation in Python to demonstrate a faster way to walk

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Memorylessness at the Bus Stop: Using R on transit data to test a hypothesis

Memorylessness at the Bus Stop: Using R on transit data to test a hypothesis

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Hi, I'm Walker!

Hi, I'm Walker!

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