Jason Sundram

Jason Sundram
Data Scientist/Data Visualization Engineer, Facebook

Website | @jsundram

I’m a senior data scientist at eBay/PayPal. The work I do looks closely at data generated by mobile users. I’ve worked on the WHERE PlaceGraph (http://site.where.com/blog/the-where-placegraph/), a tool that reveals the connections between places based on searches and checkins.

In general, I do data visualization with big data, using Python and R for analysis, and Processing and javascript/canvas for display/interaction.

I’m also an accomplished violinist. My interest in music led me to work on creating The Echo Nest’s Music Analyzer, which listens to music the way people do, and extracts summary data that can be used to find out how danceable a song is. I co-created visualizer.fm, a site that synchs music to various visualizations of the Echo Nest’s analysis data. It’s hypnotic and interesting.

Sessions

Jason Sundram (Facebook)
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With the explosion of mobile devices, there is a plethora of geo-tagged data available for mining and visualization. To make compelling visualizations, it is often necessary to build tools that allow users to easily explore, mine, map, and market this data. This talk will focus on how to use several open-source frameworks to build such visualizations. Read more.

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