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Paul Prae

Paul is an AI solutions architect. He leads the delivery of scalable machine learning and data science systems to enterprise customers. He's currently building microservices using Python and Kafka.

My Statement of Purpose

I recently applied to Georgia Tech's Online Master of Science in Computer Science and was asked to write a “Statement of Purpose” as part of the process. It allowed me to express my academic and career intentions for the next few years. I think about my mission in life constantly. My purpose is a living, breathing idea. It was a valuable exercise...

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My Annual Development Plan

We recently wrapped up our 360 reviews at Red Ventures. Part of this process involved assessing ourselves and deciding where we want to take our careers. The “Annual Development” questionaire started off asking me how I felt about my current job role as a software engineer on the digital marketing team (you can learn more about this role on my LinkedIn profile,...

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The Delusions vs the Effectiveness of Big Data

Recently, I came across two articles. One argued how the value of big data is overhyped. The other showed how you can exploit large amounts of data to make amazing discoveries. I found their contrasting viewpoints interesting. Below are some highlights from each. Summary of “The Delusions of Big Data” Original article: http://spectrum.ieee.org/robotics/artificial-intelligence/machinelearning-maestro-michael-jordan-on-the-delusions-of-big-data-and-other-huge-engineering-efforts If you make...

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