Nate Welch

Nate Welch
As a Software Engineer at Arkatechture, Nate can be found working on our Office Intelligence projects, as well as client-work. This former barista spends his free time playing video games and petting animals.

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Office Intelligence: The Arkalight

Posted by Nate Welch on September 29, 2016

12/13/2016 Update: After a brief hiatus and some new upgrades, the Arkalight is back! Enjoy!

Our past office projects have been more about collecting data, for example our
coffee maker and popcorn machine, but displaying data is just as important as collecting it. At Arkatechture we mainly use tableau for our visualizations, but interactive, real world visualizations are just more fun. So below is our newest in-house visualization tool. Currently hanging from one of our metal support beams is a retired traffic light with a raspberry pi running Nodejs, and of course we spray painted it with Arkatechture colors.

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Topics: Data Science, Culture

Office Intelligence: Automated Slack Notifications for Coffee & Popcorn

Posted by Nate Welch on July 28, 2016

Being a fresh engineering intern at a company like Arkatechture involves a lot of self guidance. I can’t just jump onto a client without a deep knowledge of all things data. Much of my first day, like most people’s first days, was spent getting signed up for the many websites that my coworkers use, one of them being the ever popular messaging platform Slack.

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Topics: Data Science, Culture