I'm Andrew Hitchcock. I'm a software developer at Google in Seattle, Washington. Previously I worked on Elastic MapReduce, part of Amazon Web Services.
I graduated from the University of Washington in 2007 with a BS in computer science a minor in chemistry.
My interests include large scale distributed systems, data mining, personalization/recommendation systems, computer vision, cooking, and bicycling.
Things I've made/written
Teenage Car Culture article
BigTable overview (from a presentation I attended)
Finding trending topics using Google Books n-grams data and Apache Hive on Elastic MapReduce
Disclaimer: This is my personal website and the opinions are my own, not those of my employers, affiliates, or colleagues. I may not agree with some of the older content (specifically the blog) and I may be embarrassed by others (my original Geocities site), but I don't believe content should be removed from the internet, so it will remain indefinitely.