Big data scientist interview questions

Everybody wants to hire a data scientist these days. According to read write the role is overhyped and overpaid. Hype aside, what’s a good approach to interviewing these hard to find people? Here’s Read Write’s guide. Also Hilary Mason has an interview guide. Also take a look at Chris Pearson’s data scientist hiring guide. Join …

Why you need a performance dashboard like StackExchange

Most startups talk about performance crucial. But often with all the other pressing business demands, it can be forgotten until it becomes a real problem. Flipping through High Scalability today, I found a post about Stack Exchange’s performance dashboard. Join 28,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. The dashboard for Stack Exchange performance …

If you’re building a startup tech blog you need to ask yourself this question

Join 28,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. I work at a lot of startups, and these days more and more are building tech blogs. With titles like labs or engineering at acme inc, these can be great ways to build your brand, and bring in strong talent. So how do we make …

Is Zero downtime even possible on RDS?

Join 36,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. Oh RDS, you offer such promise, but damn it if the devil isn’t always buried in the details. By the way, I write an article like this every month, covering consulting lessons, tech trends, cloud and startup innovation. Get the next one via email. Diving …