Author Archives: Marcel-Jan Krijgsman
Does exercising make me lose weight or body fat? I’ve gathered 6 years of health data (on myself) and tried using RStudio to tease out if exercise works. Answer: probably, maybe.
Today I talked about how I became a Hadoop specialist/data engineer at the ITNEXT Data Engineering & DevOps meetup. Here are a couple of links that were or not were in my presentation: The (what I call) “hype-o-meter” site from … Continue reading
Elasticsearch was one of the open source products on my list to try out, ever since I got rejected for a couple of assignments as a consultant last year. Apparently it’s a popular product. But why do you need a … Continue reading
Back on the ferry to the north of Amsterdam I went, back for day two of Codemotion Amsterdam 2018. Keynote Daniel Gebler from PicNic told us about what they are doing today to bring groceries home for people. I’ve seen … Continue reading
Last Friday I almost felt I had to explain a colleague that I don’t always win raffles and lotteries. Because yep, I won another ticket. Again via the Roaring Elephant podcast. It’s pretty worthwhile listening to them, is all I’m … Continue reading
Next week (1 May 2018) I will start as a Hadoop specialist/data steward/data custodian/data something something at the Advanced Analytics team at Port of Rotterdam. We haven’t worked out a fancy data something title yet. I’m already working at this … Continue reading
Back for round two of keynotes, good technical sessions and discussing them with fellow data specialists in between. Keynotes First up was Frank Säuberlich from Teradata, who had an interesting example of machine learning for fraud detection at Danske Bank. … Continue reading