Tips for data science competitions

At Airbnb, Data Science Belongs Everywhere: Insights from Five Years of Hypergrowth
The foundation upon which a data science team rests is the culture and perception of data elsewhere in the organization, so defining how we think about data has been a prerequisite to ingraining data science in business functions.

Getting that X with the Glog function and Lambert’s W
Facing a simple, yet frustrating formula like this xe^{ax}=b and the task to solve it for x left me googling around for hours until I found salvation in Wolfram Alpha, Wikipedia, and a nice blog post with R-syntax to solve a similar equation.