| Robert Thorstad

Robert Thorstad

Data Scientist

About me

My passion is using data to understand how people behave and why. I am a Data Scientist at Meta.

Recent News:

  • I started at Meta where I'll focus on data science for civic social impact.
  • My research was covered in The Atlantic and Wired (paper)
  • I was interviewed for an article on How Python Works.
  • I published a paper showing that your social media posts may predict whether you have a mental illness.
  • I completed an Insight Data Science Fellowship.
  • I wrote an article on the ethics of using algorithms to make predictions about your psychology.

    Contact Me: thorstadrs {at} gmail {dot} com

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