I'm David Laing. I write about data science, books, productivity, and other topics.
I'm a senior data scientist at Imbellus, a venture-backed startup that is building cognitive assessments for the 21st century.
Once a year I teach a course on communication and argumentation in the Master of of Data Science program at the University of British Columbia.
My advice on how to get a job in data science. »
A short tutorial on working with nested data in R. »
A review of James Clear's thorough and practical book on habit formation. »
Lists of books, articles, podcast episodes, videos, albums, movies, and shows that I liked or loved in 2018 »
Two schools of thought on how best to address the asymmetry between present and future desires. »