Erik Bernhardsson    About

Miscellaneous unsolicited (and possibly biased) career advice

No one asked for this, but I’m something like ~12 years into my career and have had my fair share of mistakes and luck so I thought I’d share some of those things. Honestly, I feel like I’ve mostly benefitted from luck. Some of the thin...

Data architecture vs backend architecture

A modern tech stack typically involves at least a frontend and backend but relatively quickly also grows to include a data platform. This typically grows out of the need for ad-hoc analysis and reporting but possibly evolves into a who...

The hacker's guide to uncertainty estimates

It started with a tweet: New years resolution: every plot I make during 2018 will contain uncertainty estimates— Erik Bernhardsson (@fulhack) January 7, 2018 Why? Because I’ve been sitting in 100,000,000 meetings where people e...