Andromeda Yelton (https://andromedayelton.com) is a software engineer and librarian investigating humanistic applications of machine learning, and an adjunct faculty member at the San Jose State University School of Information. Currently she’s on contract with the Library of Congress, applying machine learning and data visualization to discovery. In the past she has written code for the Berkman Klein Center, the MIT Libraries, the Wikimedia Foundation, and bespoke knitting patterns, among other things. Previously, she was a jack of all trades at the open-licensed-ebook startup Unglue.it; taught Latin to middle school boys; and was a member of the Ada Initiative advisory board. She has a BS in Mathematics from Harvey Mudd College, an MA in Classics from Tufts, and an MLS from Simmons. She has been a 2011 ALA Emerging Leader, President of the Library & Information Technology Association, and a listener contestant on Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me.
(Andromeda’s headshot should be credited to Molly Tomlinson/photoclave.com)