[57north-discuss] Hello!

Midder midder at protodox.com
Sat Jun 22 17:38:34 BST 2019


Hello Jayne 

I guess the thing is what can we do for you? The only meter for the cut us enthusiasm, but Ed may be more choosy ;)

The Luftdaten project will welcome more people

Midder

On Tue, Jun 18, 2019 at 08:52:23PM +0100, Jayne Copeland wrote:
> 1. Your Name (nick):
> 
> Jayne
> 
> 
> 2. Your Background
> 
> 'A leisurely walk through the sciences' is how I explain my lack of direction in my undergrad studies - Astrophysics to Atmospheric physics along
> side Materials Engineering, then changed to materials science. While I was learning about our atmosphere I got very passionate about mitigating
> anthropologically forced climate change (obvs) so i transferred to sustainable energy management, then I was finding that a bit bland and not
> scientific enough so I transferred (again) to an undergrad BSc in Physics and Nanotechnology (which I just finished, yay!) and I have one more unit
> to complete my minor in computational and applied mathematics... so as you can imagine that is fun to explain in a job interview...... open to
> suggestions on masters.. its between an MBA and a nanotech masters right now... PhD next! (hopefully, someday...)
> 
> Professionally - I have started up businesses with my family off the back of our core business (printing), and have worked in start ups and NGOs in
> Melbourne (Aus, where im from) so im really keen to get involved in this area again.
> 
> I currently work in O&G as a data analyst (trying to 'change it from the inside....' ask me how that is going.....) and have some good skills in data
> and engineering etc but still a ways to go.
> 
> 3. Your Hacklab-related Interests
> 
> I went along to the Code the City event at aberdeen uni for the LuftDaten sensors - It was really challenging and we didn't get as far as I thought
> we would, and im really stubborn so want to keep on going with it. It was great to be able to improve my python skills along side some really
> brilliant people and I felt really energised to be back in the 'start up vibe' kinda environment.
> 
> 
> 
> 4. What knowledge can you bring hacklab community?
> 
> I would love to bring my ideas and passion for technology to the community, and hopefully contribute towards your collective goals.I have been in
> Aberdeen 5 years now and haven't really found a 'community of like minded souls' so I would love to get to know your community and contribute with
> enthusiasm, and burgeoning knowledge of data. I work as a data analyst in my day to day - and try to empower all of my colleagues with the power of
> data, always sending the message that 'data is easy and fun' as opposed to data is exclusive and unattainable.
> 
> From the two sessions I have done in your space I feel the openness of thoughts and ideas which I really admire.
> 
> 5. What do you wish to learn from the hacklab community?
> 
> More about everything tech and data - I want to use this as a time to practice python, continue the luftdaten project (and remember to update the
> GitHub, and learn how to use GitHub properly :D )
> 
> 6. Link to photo (not essential but useful)
> 
> [1]https://www.linkedin.com/in/jayne-macleod-copeland-bba44842/
> 
> Thanks All, hope I make the cut :D
> 
> (p.s. better edward?!? haha)
> 
> Jayne
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