Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
I'm Tony Garvan.
I work in GovTech and make various things on the internet.
🚨 Ticketing Hal: Uber and the question of algorithmic personhood
Thoughts on a longstanding question of mine: if an algorithm speeds behind the wheel, who gets the ticket?
🔥 The business analytics industry is a dumpster fire
Thought leadership on the business analytics industry: maybe we all just shouldn't?
😅 Five free (but not easy) ways to improve your data skills
People sometimes ask me how to get started doing data work. Here's how I did it.
💡 Five questions for biz folks with a good software idea
Before you spend half a million dollars building an app, answer these questions for yourself.
🤖 Hey Microsoft, the internet made my not racist, too
I built a turing test game called "Bot or Not." It didn't take long before the trolls found it.
Tony at home 🏠
Thank you to my wife who has been with me through all these adventures and more. We're raising two beautiful and energetic boys together in our home in Hyde Park, Chicago.