I'm student at UC Berkeley and a reasearch assistant at the Berkeley Roundtable on the International Economy.
As a side hobby, I produce and sometimes sell my own art . I like trees. I enjoy playing chess, Scrabble, Settlers of Catan, and poker (Texas hold'em). I listen to audiobooks. I like Arrested Development and Game of Thrones.
I grew up in Portland, Oregon. There, the sky isn't so dreadfully monochromatic all the time, and trees are everywhere. Bay area jobs are definitely cooler, though.
Graphs can show so much! Node and line sizes, colors, shapes, and placements (over time!) can all tell the stories of distinct variables! It's pretty hard to see trends that live in these multiple dimensions while staring at spreadsheets. So - especially when you can't understand the data you're working with in one gulp - don't just stare at spreadsheets: make pretty pictures, too!What I would like to do: