Author Danielle Navarro

It’s written from the time-tested pedagogical perspective of “the writer who is only one chapter ahead of her audience in the textbook”. I’ve been on mastodon for a few days, but this isn’t my first rodeo over there: I signed up for it very early on several years ago, and tried again a few years after that. This time I’m a lot more enthusiastic about it than the last two, so I’m writing a quick introductory post to help my fellow data science folks test out the waters. I sort of know what I’m doing there but not completely!

If you want a more detailed guide on navigating Mastodon and the fediverse, I recommend There’s a lot of answers to common questions over there, from someone who actually does know what they are doing! Alternatively you can read this thread which covers a lot of the same things I’m saying here!