After a couple semesters in Georgia Tech’s OMSCS program, I returned to independent study of data science.

I recently heard about the Summer of Data Science that Renee M. P. Teate organized.

As she describes it:

The Summer of Data Science is a commitment to learn something this summer to enhance your data science skills, and to share what you learned.

How to participate in the Summer of Data Science:

1) Pick a thing or a short list of things related to data science that you want to learn more about this summer.

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I spent the recent fall and spring semesters enrolled in the Online Master of Science, Computer Science (OMSCS) program at Georgia Tech. I decided near the end of the second semester that the program and I weren’t the right fit for one another.

I made the decision to withdraw.

I hope to provide some helpful information for anyone considering the program and wondering whether it fits their goals. Before I get into discussing that decision and the program in general, I want to share a little more about my background in this area.

I graduated from Villanova University in …

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Oregon Beach SummerI’m home on the Central Oregon Coast.

The summer is here at last. The sky is overcast.

Here’s a little information about what I’m up to. More to come.

I just rebuilt my personal website (the one you’re reading now).

After more than six months on something of a social media and blogging sabbatical, it feels like time to reengage. The previous design of this site fit my goals when I constructed it two years ago. Now I’m in a different space. I intend to publish on the blog here more frequently going forward.

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