About The Author

Hi, my name is Yujian Tang, my goal in life is to inspire as many people as I can to live the life they want. Outside of software, I am also passionate about green energy and Zen.

Career Guides

Technical Interviews: Finding the Longest Palindrome

One of the questions you could be asked if you go through a technical interview for a software engineering role is to find the longest palindrome in a given string. This is a medium easy level interview question and shouldn’t take you longer than 15 to 20 minutes to get. If you want to stopContinue reading “Technical Interviews: Finding the Longest Palindrome”

10 Questions Only Top Data Scientists Can Answer

Do you want to be a data scientist but don’t know what the interview will be like? I gathered these questions from doing and studying data science interviews. Here’s 10 questions you may see in a data science interview, with answers! These 10 data science interview questions are all multiple choice. There can be moreContinue reading “10 Questions Only Top Data Scientists Can Answer”

How to Create a High-Level Design Document

Every good software engineer knows that you need to have a design for your software before you start building it. You may be able to get away with just an interface design and a few lines of comments describing your code for smaller programs, but it’s not feasible with larger programs. For example, the smallContinue reading “How to Create a High-Level Design Document”

Here are the books I’ve written:

How to Reduce Our Carbon Footprint by 100,000 tons a Day by 2030

Discover, Design, Deliver – the Blueprint for Building Software (2nd Edition Coming Soon)

My Professional Accomplishments

July 2021 – September 2021
More than 2x AssemblyAI’s organic traffic
Top 10 posts: Python Click, Mux Subtitles, How to Convert MP3 to Text with an API, Python Speech Recognition 2021, Use AI to Transcribe Music, Can Podcasts Predict the Stock Market?, Set Up Twilio Voicemail, Python Real Time Speech Recognition

August 2020 – April 2021
Started a startup for data collection, analysis, and distribution. Got over 5000 unique users and 1000 + followers on social media. However, I couldn’t sell the product so I had to shut it down. Following that, I started a second company to consult with other startups. That was not worth the money for the work.

June 2019 – July 2020
I worked at Amazon as an SDE during this period. I worked on the Auto-ML team, building the infrastructure for automating the machine learning lifecycle. My last two projects saved the company over $2.5M

Summer 2018
I worked at an REU with Dr. Niki Pissinou of Florida International University and published a paper at IEEE Big Data 2018

Summer 2017 plus Academic Years 2017-2019
I worked with Dr. Martin Styner, head of the Neuro Image Research and Analysis Lab (NIRAL) at the University of North Carolina, publishing a paper at the State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research Conference

Summer 2016
I interned at nCino and increased testing automation efficiency by 300%

Summers 2013, 2014, 2015
I interned at IBM, building GUIs, writing tutorials, and making websites

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