Angela Bassa (@AngeBassa)

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I make sure we math on data right. Head of Data Science and Machine Learning @iRobot. Mathematician from @MIT. Opinions mine.

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Boston, MA

2012-11-09 18:10:58

Before engaging in an activity that you are worried you might simply enjoy, be sure to check that it can be worked into a career-centric self-improvement narrative.

How can being a rock climber (or a baker, or a stand-up comedian, or...) make you a better researcher? 

Scientists share their thoughts (and their hobbies) in this #NextGenSci:

How can being a rock climber (or a baker, or a stand-up comedian, or...) make you a better researcher? Scientists share their thoughts (and their hobbies) in this  #NextGenSci: https://fcld.ly/l1ol5ye

So today’s “mille-feuilles” will actually be 271 sheets shy, but who’s counting 🙃

I was feeling queasy all day and I thought it was anxiety about this upcoming important meeting but then I let out a big burp and I guess it was just indigestion 🤷‍♀️

I finally allowed my husband to name a robot and he called it Robochaz.

I finally allowed my husband to name a robot and he called it Robochaz.

If you’re in a leadership meeting and you see no women or folks from underrepresented backgrounds, besides embarrassment you should also feel fear that your more diverse competitors might just crush you...

If you’re in a leadership meeting and you see no women or folks from underrepresented backgrounds, besides embarrassment you should also feel fear that your more diverse competitors might just crush you... https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-01-21/hedge-funds-not-led-by-white-men-outperform-peers...

We hear a lot of stories about those creators who stick passionately to their guns and triumph. In truth, they're rare. You rarely hear about those stubborn dolts who lose. In truth, they're common. You never hear about those who trust the process and do okay. Good luck.

Every time I post baking tweets I lose followers... To those of you who remain: thank you for indulging me! Your companionship along this proverbial (archetypical?) fence-painting journey is appreciated 🤗

Every time I post baking tweets I lose followers... To those of you who remain: thank you for indulging me! Your companionship along this proverbial (archetypical?) fence-painting journey is appreciated 🤗

Eclairs are imminent.

Eclairs are imminent.

Love is hearing someone mention how hard it can be to deal with pastry bags and then hand-making a bespoke stand to help 🥰

Love is hearing someone mention how hard it can be to deal with pastry bags and then hand-making a bespoke stand to help 🥰

I applied for a job at an engineering firm right out of college. One of the interviewers asked me about my timeline for having kids; I knew it wasn’t legal to ask, but I was taken aback and told him I hadn’t thought about one yet. He went on to berate my lack of planning.

Twitter, what’s the worst job interview you’ve ever had?

Repeat. There is no simple way to develop taste or to use it to create great work. But you can’t get there by hiding behind numbers or A/B tests.

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