Articles by Wei Lin

How to Build an Automated Trading System using R

January 17, 2019 | Wei Lin

This is an interesting post. We are all R zealots and we know we can basically use R to build any data products in a super fast and efficient way. An automated trading system is no exception. Whether you are doing high frequency trading, day trading, swing trading, or even ... [Read more...]

A Review of JHU Data Science Specialization

January 5, 2019 | Wei Lin

When I first joined Inspire, I actually had very limited data science knowledge and programming experience. In order to get myself up to speed, I searched online for a self-paced MOOC. One course that came up was the data science specialization from Johns Hopkins University on Coursera. Several reasons that ...
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R Helper Functions to Increase Efficiency

January 4, 2019 | Wei Lin

At Inspire, we have built an internal R package consisting of all kinds of functions to achieve business functionalities. In this package, we created some helper functions to make some frequent jobs simpler. Some of the helper functions are based on solutions provided on public websites, such as StackOverflow. In ... [Read more...]

Building Business Operating System in R at Inspire

May 18, 2018 | Wei Lin

I joined Inspire as the first data scientist. I still remember that Blake told me that he had a team of 40 quantitative analysts at his former company but never hired a data scientist before. To him, hiring me as a data scientist is an adventurous decision, while to me, as ...
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