TL;DR 1: "The COVID Tracking Project API"
Aired: Wednesday, November 10, 9:00 a.m. (PDT)
The COVID Tracking Project was one of the bright spots throughout the coronavirus pandemic, emerging early on to be a trusted and comprehensive source of data for making sense of the impact of the virus. Julia Kodysh joined the COVID Tracking Project as a developer in the early days, and was a lead on the Data Infrastructure team focusing on internal tooling and data processing. In her parallel life, she is a computational scientist at Mount Sinai Health System, working on cutting-edge personalized cancer immunotherapy clinical trials. Julia's prior experience includes leading a team as a data engineer at Oscar Health and working as a senior software engineer at Google with a focus on data infrastructure and healthcare-related initiatives.
In this Breaking Changes tl;dr mini-episode, Postman Chief Evangelist Kin Lane welcomes Julia Kodysh to learn about her journey leading the data infrastructure team of the COVID Tracking Project, focusing on data processing and internal tooling for collecting state and territorial COVID-19 data.