%% [[πŸ‘‹ Hey there!]] is generated from [[Website Home]] %% > [!quote|notitle] About Me > I’m **[[πŸ‘€ About|πŸ‘€ TJ Palanca]]**, a data person passionate about building [[Data Products|data products]] that supercharge people's daily lives. I currently build software at [Titanium Birch](https://titaniumbirch.com). I am a husband and father. I live in [[Singapore]], and grew up in the [[Philippines]]. ## Now Check **[[⭐️ Now]]** <sup>6 days ago</sup> for what I'm currently up to. I also write a short newsletter about data and society, but mainly it's about stuff I've read trawling through the web. My latest post is **[[Digital gardens, Parenting, and Coffee]]** <sup>9 months ago</sup> and you can see all issues [[πŸ“° Newsletter|here]]. ## Writing This is where most of my writing for public consumption takes place. I write πŸ“Œ [[πŸ“Œ Articles|long-form articles]], πŸ’­ [[πŸ’­ Thoughts|short-form thoughts]], ✨ [[✨ TILs|today-I-learned]]'s, and record some of my πŸ—£οΈ [[πŸ—£οΈ Talks|talks]]. Here's a sample of the latest: - [[Writing/Learning/Moving Shares from Shareworks Solium to Interactive Brokers.md|Moving Shares from Shareworks Solium to Interactive Brokers]] βˆ™ <small>Jul 04 2023</small> - [[Writing/Learning/Nerfing Google Analytics to be more privacy-friendly.md|Nerfing Google Analytics to be more privacy-friendly]] βˆ™ <small>May 20 2023</small> - [[Writing/Thoughts/On Newborn Parenting.md|On Newborn Parenting]] βˆ™ <small>Feb 25 2023</small> - [[Writing/Thoughts/How the 2008 Financial Crisis Still Affects Us.md|How the 2008 Financial Crisis Still Affects Us]] βˆ™ <small>Nov 08 2022</small> - [[Writing/Learning/Restoring modification timestamps in cloned git repos.md|Restoring modification timestamps in cloned git repos]] βˆ™ <small>Aug 07 2022</small> - [[Writing/Thoughts/Decision Reversibility.md|Decision Reversibility]] βˆ™ <small>Dec 01 2021</small> - [[Writing/Thoughts/The Map is not the Territory.md|The Map is not the Territory]] βˆ™ <small>Sep 18 2021</small> - [[Writing/Talks/Data analytics in emerging markets.md|Data analytics in emerging markets]] βˆ™ <small>Sep 16 2021</small> - [[Writing/Talks/Harnessing the Power of Data.md|Harnessing the Power of Data]] βˆ™ <small>Nov 24 2020</small> - [[Writing/Articles/A data team's product is decisions.md|A data team's product is decisions]] βˆ™ <small>Oct 11 2020</small> I'm also writing [[Developing Data]], a book on building data practices within companies operating in developing market contexts. ## Library The [[πŸ“š Library]] houses maps of content centering around a particular theme, serving as entry points into the garden. Here are some of the recently updated maps: - [[Library/Economics.md|Economics]] βˆ™ <small>a month ago</small> - [[Library/Data Strategy.md|Data Strategy]] βˆ™ <small>4 months ago</small> - [[Library/Data Engineering.md|Data Engineering]] βˆ™ <small>6 months ago</small> - [[Library/Personal Finance.md|Personal Finance]] βˆ™ <small>8 months ago</small> - [[Library/Leadership.md|Leadership]] βˆ™ <small>8 months ago</small> - [[Library/Product Management.md|Product Management]] βˆ™ <small>8 months ago</small> - [[Library/Places.md|Places]] βˆ™ <small>8 months ago</small> - [[Library/Data Analytics.md|Data Analytics]] βˆ™ <small>9 months ago</small> - [[Library/Data Science.md|Data Science]] βˆ™ <small>9 months ago</small> - [[Library/Personal Knowledge Management.md|Personal Knowledge Management]] βˆ™ <small>9 months ago</small> ## Garden In my digital [[πŸͺ΄ Garden]], I collect, cultivate, and develop ideas, with the hope that I can share with others, get feedback, and find other people who are interested in the topic. Here are some of my latest updated notes: > [!info]- Card Types > - πŸ’‘ **Ideas**: interesting concepts, methodologies, and phenomena > - πŸ‘€ **People**: people of note, thought leaders, industry experts > - 🏒 **Companies**: organizations and businesses > - πŸ“ **Places**: places of note, countries, regions, and other geographies > - πŸ“† **Events**: events that occur at a specific point in time > - πŸ› οΈ **Tools**: tools (usually software) that I encounter in daily life and work > - πŸ“Ž **Summaries**: summaries of a source, usually books > - πŸ—‚οΈ **Cards**: general card types that don't fit above categories - [[Cards/Ideas/Gross Domestic Product.md|Gross Domestic Product]] βˆ™ <small>a month ago</small> - [[Cards/Ideas/Japan Economy.md|Japan Economy]] βˆ™ <small>a month ago</small> - [[Cards/Ideas/Singapore Education System.md|Singapore Education System]] βˆ™ <small>2 months ago</small> - [[Cards/Ideas/How to have Organizationally Political Conversations.md|How to have Organizationally Political Conversations]] βˆ™ <small>3 months ago</small> - [[Cards/Ideas/Data Democratization.md|Data Democratization]] βˆ™ <small>5 months ago</small> - [[Cards/Ideas/Demographic Shifts.md|Demographic Shifts]] βˆ™ <small>5 months ago</small> - [[Cards/Tools/AWS Lake Formation.md|AWS Lake Formation]] βˆ™ <small>6 months ago</small> - [[Cards/Tools/Terraform.md|Terraform]] βˆ™ <small>7 months ago</small> - [[Cards/Tools/Obsidian.md|Obsidian]] βˆ™ <small>7 months ago</small> - [[Cards/Ideas/Work Principles.md|Work Principles]] βˆ™ <small>8 months ago</small> ## Reading The [[πŸ“– Reading]] feed contains highlights and notes from content that I consume, hopefully to be turned into summaries and ideas that bubble up into the [[πŸͺ΄ Garden]]. - [[Sources/Articles/A Culture of Partnership.md|A Culture of Partnership]] βˆ™ <small>8 months ago</small> - [[Sources/Articles/Being the First Data Science Hire.md|Being the First Data Science Hire]] βˆ™ <small>8 months ago</small> - [[Sources/Articles/Startup Founders Need to Start Doing Less.md|Startup Founders Need to Start Doing Less]] βˆ™ <small>8 months ago</small> - [[Sources/Articles/Ask the CTO A Peer Manager Is Trying to Take My Engineers.md|Ask the CTO A Peer Manager Is Trying to Take My Engineers]] βˆ™ <small>8 months ago</small> - [[Sources/Articles/Observations on Product Management.md|Observations on Product Management]] βˆ™ <small>8 months ago</small> - [[Sources/Articles/A Beginner’s Guide to Giving Performance Reviews – Featured Stories – Medium.md|A Beginner’s Guide to Giving Performance Reviews – Featured Stories – Medium]] βˆ™ <small>9 months ago</small> - [[Sources/Articles/A Common Trap That Undermines Analytics Credibility.md|A Common Trap That Undermines Analytics Credibility]] βˆ™ <small>9 months ago</small> - [[Sources/Articles/How Data Scientists Turned Against Statistics.md|How Data Scientists Turned Against Statistics]] βˆ™ <small>9 months ago</small> - [[Sources/Articles/It’s OK to Use Spreadsheets in Data Science – Towards Data Science.md|It’s OK to Use Spreadsheets in Data Science – Towards Data Science]] βˆ™ <small>9 months ago</small> - [[Sources/Articles/The Third Wave Data Scientist – Towards Data Science.md|The Third Wave Data Scientist – Towards Data Science]] βˆ™ <small>9 months ago</small>