Lessons from Viz-a-thon

Best practices and recommendations on data analysis and information graphics – understand the purpose of each charts and graphics in the presentation; strive for solutions; hone in on simplicity

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My Path to Becoming a Murican

On Tuesday, July 10th 2018, I became an American citizen. This once-in-a-lifetime process only took me 10 years – 5 years securing a working permit through the green card application, and 5 years waiting to be naturalized, an upgrade from a permanent resident to a citizen. Even though I couldn’t sleep very well the night […]

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Reflecting First 30 Days at Uber

Social introductions in DC usually start with “which company do you work for?” When I tell people I work for Uber, usually I’ll get a grimace or a sarcastic question—“oh, and how do you like THAT company?” It’s been a month since I joined Uber. Albeit the never-ending bad press coverage about Uber is discouraging, […]

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The Next Chapter

Sitting in front of my laptop and watching the flickering of the screen at 6 AM, I am as excited as a school kid waiting for her first day at a new school. Today marks my first day at Uber. During my two-year marathon at Capital One working as a digital analytics manager, I’ve met […]

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The Meaning of Travel

There is an old Chinese idiom, “Resting is for the sake of the longer journey ahead.” Travel, in a way, is close to resting. My recent Greece trip involved lots of resting, not in a sense of sleeping, but in a sense of doing things I’ve longed for but haven’t had a chance to do […]

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