After her studies in metallurgy, Elise realized job in that area were not her cup of tea, and she looked for jobs in an earlier interest, software.
Since then, she’s been rolling through jobs in C, C++, Java, a masters in AI, before falling in love with Ruby and going freelance. 10 years of software have helped her get a firm understanding on what works, what doesn’t, and what will make you cry blood and tears on nights before deadlines.
She’s a jack of all trades, loves reading, tinkering, food, travel, learning, and people out of the ordinary.
Statistics are hot. In the last few years, the internet and increasing capacities have made it possible to gather large amounts of data ... and now we're starting to work out what to do with it. I'm talking about data-driven development, not unrelated to the principles of Lean software development - how we can use data to drive our development.