How Do Songwriters Use Analytics?

An Interview with My Roommate When I’m not working within the walls of the Institute for Advanced Analytics, I am often playing music with my roommate, Delia Vaisey. I play keyboard and sing backup vocals in her band. She is an incredible songwriter, and playing her songs is a welcome Continue reading How Do Songwriters Use Analytics?

Knitting and Its Derivatives

Fibrecrafts – the art of knitting, crocheting, weaving, spinning, embroidering, and other related crafts – have been a lifelong passion of mine. I learned to crochet so young that I don’t remember learning. With fibrecrafts being so present in my life, it’s no surprise that I’ve learned how to bring Continue reading Knitting and Its Derivatives

Facial Recognition Software and Racial Bias

Facial recognition software is used not only for unlocking our iPhones, but it is also employed in big parts of our daily life, such as employment decisions, law enforcement, and airport security screening. A modern issue in civil rights can be attributed to artificial intelligence and facial recognition software containing Continue reading Facial Recognition Software and Racial Bias


Wordle is one of the biggest internet fads in recent years. This daily online word game challenges players to solve for a five-letter word in six attempts. Originally created by British software engineer Josh Wardle, Wordle has become so popular that The New York Times Company purchased the web-based game Continue reading WordGame