I'm Spencer, and I'm currently a software engineer at Twitch. I started my time there building a data science team. Now, my focus is on building tools to help stability and reliability at Twitch.
I write a lot of Go these days, but my first love was Python, and I still occasionally dip back into that world.
A brief guide to writing plugins which add publishers to Lektor.
What are startups looking for when they are hiring a data scientist?
Web apps seem to graduate through a series of stages with regards to analytics.
Good data science is about transforming a company's culture more than it is about statistics, machine learning, or visualization.
A Go implementation of FPC, which is a very fast lossless compression algorithm for floating point data.
A plugin for Lektor, the static site generator, to allow uploading to S3.
A tool for vendoring executables when working on Go projects.
A Go implementation of the t-digest algorithm, used for fast and memory-efficient quantile estimation.