Sam Urmy, PhD (@ElOceanografo), is a Research Fish Biologist at the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Alaska Fisheries Science Center. He has used Julia for simulating seabirds, detecting dolphin clicks, and, currently, analyzing sonar surveys of fish in Alaska.
The JuliaLang Survey results highlighted lack of Black representation in the Julia community. Learning Data Science on your own can be intimidating, especially coming from a nontraditional career path, and formal tutoring is expensive. Luckily, Julia’s community is willing to help! We are a mentor and mentee who met on Julia Discourse in 2018 and have been working together since. Our experience shows the value of mentorship when bootstrapping your data science career—and how fun and rewarding it