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Paul D.


New York, NY

Member since:

December 7, 2011


Tell us about yourself (professionally). What technical leadership experience do you have already?

CEO of a startup, previously director of engineering at a different startup, managed and led multiple teams. Agile, TDD, and even Waterfall back in the day.

What languages/frameworks do you program in (Java, .NET, PHP, Ruby, etc.)? What is your favorite, if different?

Go currently. Previously: Ruby, Rails, Java, Scala, Javascript, CoffeeScript, .NET, Delphi, C, C++.

What topics might you be interested in?

almost anything

Do you have any specific areas of expertise? Would you be willing to share it with the group?

Machine learning, recommendation systems, natural language processing, search, service oriented design, Ruby, Rails, Cassandra, Redis, RabbitMQ, Go, distributed algorithms.

What is your favorite version control system and why?

Git, I don't acknowledge that any others exist.


Co-founder and CEO of InfluxDB (YC W13), author of "Service Oriented Design with Ruby", series editor of Addison Wesley's "Data & Analytics", organizer of NYC Machine Learning.

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