Contact Us
Blog

Luke Tucker

Luke Tucker
Luke is a Technical Sales Engineer working at the intersection of Exaptive’s clients and technical team. He enjoys learning and thinking about technology as it relates to applied use cases. Previously in the energy industry, he’s passionate about helping solve tomorrow’s energy needs with an increasingly clean energy mix. Though controversial in some circles, he believes Natural Gas will play the most significant role in achieving a sustainable energy mix in the coming decades.
Find me on:

Recent Posts

A Graph-Analytics Data Application Using a Supercomputer!

We recently had to prototype a data application over a supercomputer tuned for graph analysis. We built a proof-of-concept leveraging multiple APIs, Cray’s Urika-GX and Graph Engine (CGE), and a handful of programming languages in less than a week.

Read More »

Epiphanies on Abstraction, Modularity, and Being Combinatorial

Six months ago I didn't understand the concept of abstraction. Now it comes up almost daily. It’s foundational to my thinking on everything from software to entrepreneurship. I can’t believe how simple it seems. When I finally grokked abstraction, it felt like my first taste of basic economics. Given a new framework, something that had always been there, intuited but blurry, came into focus.

Read More »

A Novice Coder, a Finance Data Application, and the Value of Rapid Prototyping

I like to build things. I like analysis. I like programming. Interestingly, you often need to reverse that order before you’re in a position to build an application for analyzing something. You need programming knowledge to turn the analysis into a “thing.” The problem is, while I like programming, I’m still new to it. I mean, I’m Codecademy good, but that doesn’t translate into a user facing application leveraging Python, Javascript, and D3. So, when I recently sat down to build a minimally viable data application for looking at airline stocks, I wondered how long it might take to get to viable and, frankly, feared how minimal it might be.

Read More »

Subscribe to Email Updates

Privacy Policy
309 NW 13th St, Oklahoma City, OK 73103 | 888.514.8982