Let’s make data speaks
I’m Cher Han, and I’m a data scientist.
My role is to teach people – startups and corporations alike – how to get more from technology. I believe that through education, I can help to inspire and empower people to use it as a tool to make our world a better place. My vision is to build a community for Malaysians to support and encourage one another in building the technological future of our nation.
My tech journey started when I was 9 years old, and my parents bought me an 80286 PC with a black-and-white monitor, a 5.25″ floppy disk, and 640kb of memory. I got my programming feet wet with golden oldies like Basic and Lotus 1-2-3, and even back then I was amazed by the potential of these programs.
I was hooked right away, and dove in head first. That was over 20 years ago and while I have been to many places and seen so much, I’m constantly surprised and motivated by how deep the field of technology is. We always seem to just be scratching the surface of our potential and that is really exciting.
As an educator, I want people to get a better understanding of how tech can positively impact their lives in practical ways. If you’re starting out, improving your skills will add value to you as a potential employee. If you’ve got an awesome idea, there are few things that are more satisfying than making it come to life yourself.
Of course this isn’t just limited to people who want to do it themselves – employers can also benefit from education. Should you hire local or outsource projects? A basic working knowledge of the technology involved will make you better informed of the work required and help you manage staff and control your projects.
One of the things I love the most is being able to create and develop applications that solve real problems. Sure, it can look intimidating at first, but my goal is to enable people to bridge that gap between perception and reality. You can use ordinary tools to solve what appear to be advanced problems – all it takes is creativity and an open mind.
If you’ve got any questions – whether it’s about joining a training course that I’m leading, developing a concept, or a problem with your product – drop me a line and let’s chat!