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Episode 074 | Evelina Gabasova - Love of Data

Episode 074 | Evelina Gabasova - Love of Data

Evelina Gabasova talks with Dave Rael about data science, making progress to find motivation, and the enormous rewards and benefits of teaching

Evelina Gabasova is a machine learning researcher working in bioinformatics at Cambridge University. At the moment, she’s trying to reverse-engineer genomic mechanisms behind pancreatic cancer. Although she spends her time with biologists, she is mainly a programmer with machine learning background. Outside of academia, she speaks at developer conferences and user groups, mainly about using F# for data science.


0:27 - Dave introduces the show and Evelina Gabasova
3:18 - Evelina and programming languages
4:25 - Evelina's path to getting into artificial intelligence
5:35 - Evelina's definition of value
6:38 - The cadence of delivery in Evelina's scientific data projects
8:00 - How Evelina got started in software
9:46 - Evelina and mathematics and the way math is taught
11:28 - The things that "light Evelina up"