Paco Nathan

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Evil Mad Scientist.

Author of O'Reilly titles: "Just Enough Math", "Building Data Science Teams", "Intro to Apache Spark", "Enterprise Data Workflows with Cascading".

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Formerly a contributing editor for bOING-bOING magazine, also formerly a writer for Mondo 2000, Wired, etc. Co-founder of FringeWare, and former editor of FringeWare Review. We launched a very early e-commerce web site (late 1992) as one of the first online bookstores, plus a popular bookstore in Austin based on subculture titles ("long tail")... That became a hub for weekly salons and performance art shows, including SRL, Robert Anton Wilson, Church of the SubGenius, and much more oddness.

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Paco Nathan Working toward a follow-up for "Just Enough Math", and currently focused on active learning use cases -- leveraging the "human-in-the-loop" design…moreWorking toward a follow-up for "Just Enough Math", and currently focused on active learning use cases -- leveraging the "human-in-the-loop" design pattern as a management strategy for combining teams that include people + automation.(less)
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Been quite an interesting past month or so: DC, Austin, SF, Ann Arbor, Atlanta, Seattle… with hopefully much learned from those travels, plus many excellent events and introductions.
 
Meanwhile, I learned much from this gem, Therbligs for data science: A nuts and bolts framework for accelerating data work, by Abe Gong. Looking forward to seeing more about Therbligs from Abe. Definitely tune in t... Read more of this blog post »
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