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Joy Chao

Community Graphista

Joy Chao is a graphista in the Neo4j community.

She’s currently the Director of Marketing for the Los Angeles Gladiators. In the past, she’s served on a staff wellness program with Pepperdine Human Resources and interned with the Microenterprise Program, an entrepreneurial program for the formerly homeless.

Joy loves learning and new experiences. Her personal projects include achieving a handstand and beginning the art of quilling.

Latest Posts by Joy Chao

Learn about popular graph search algorithms like Dijkstra's algorithm and the A-star algorithm

Graph Databases for Beginners: Graph Search Algorithm Basics

When he wasn't busy shelving books, collecting overdue fines and shushing children (we can only presume) in the library at the House of Wisdom, Muhammad ibn Musa al-Khwarizmi was also keeping up a few other side projects: inventing algebra, popularizing the Hindu-Arabic numeral system in the West,... read more

Learn how to use concepts in graph theory and predictive analysis to understand your connected data

Graph Databases for Beginners: Graph Theory & Predictive Modeling

There's a common one-liner, "I hate math...but I love counting money." Except for total and complete nerds, a lot of people didn't like mathematics while growing up. In fact, of all school subjects, it's the most consistently derided in pop culture (which is the measure of all things, we're... read more

Explore the various trade-offs and differences between imperative and declarative query languages

Imperative vs. Declarative Query Languages: What’s the Difference?

The evolution of programming languages has grown in parallel with the evolution of computing itself, with new languages being created with each new advance and paradigm shift. After all, if language shapes how we view reality, then changes in computing (i.e., thinking) will necessitate a... read more