Pimp My Github

Recall the old TV show “Pimp My Ride,” dedicated to “taking one car in poor condition and restoring it, as well as customizing it.” Let’s learn how to pimp your Github account. (This post is designed for students in my classes, but may be of broader interest.)

Consider the GitHub homes of some of my prior students. Note how professional they look! Make your GitHub look at least as good as theirs. If you want companies to treat you as a data scientist, you should present a professional visage to the world. Some observations: