Hi, I'm Susan, data scientist and writer. I write about career development, data science/ML, productivity, and more.

For ML jobs content, I write on susanshu.substack.com and my book, Machine Learning Interviews published by O'Reilly.

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Year in review

2023 flew by in a flash. Now that I get some relative peace and quiet… Here’s a quick, not comprehensive recollection of what I was up to this year.

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Long term career investment through curiosity

Looking back at some milestones in my career so far and how they happened

The learning curve for long term goals

Adjusting to personal and professional goals that are more complex and difficult.

Your personal board of directors

My general response to the question, "How do I get a mentor?"

Quick guide to customize your resume for different machine learning roles

Tailor your resume effectively and find the machine learning role that matches you the best.

How I triage Slack messages

How to organize Slack messages so that most important ones are seen at a glance, and that joining many channels doesn't become overwhelming.

The Data Scientist Show - Reinforcement Learning, Productivity, and more (Podcast)

Chatted about career and life with host Daliana Liu

5 lessons I learned from writing online, for over a year

5 lessons from writing online in public for over a year.

What I Learned from Writing Online - For Fellow Non-Writers (Guest post by Eugene Yan)

Write before you're ready, write for yourself, quantity over quality, and a few other lessons. (Guest post by Eugene Yan)

A new season of learning

Work in progress of new endeavors, direction, and life.