Data Skeptic

The Data Skeptic Podcast features interviews and discussion of topics related to data science, statistics, machine learning, artificial intelligence and the like, all from the perspective of applying critical thinking and the scientific method to evaluate the veracity of claims and efficacy of approaches.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 25m. Bisher sind 300 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast
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[MINI] Confidence Intervals


Commute times and BBQ invites help frame a discussion about the statistical concept of confidence intervals.


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 2014-09-26  11m
 
 

[MINI] Value of Information


A discussion about getting ready in the morning, negotiating a used car purchase, and selecting the best AirBnB place to stay at help frame a conversation about the decision theoretic principal known as the Value of Information equation.


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 2014-09-19  14m
 
 

Game Science Dice with Louis Zocchi


In this bonus episode, guest Louis Zocchi discusses his background in the gaming industry, specifically, how he became a manufacturer of dice designed to produce statistically uniform outcomes. During the show Louis mentioned a two part video...


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 2014-09-17  47m
 
 

Data Science at ZestFinance with Marick Sinay


Marick Sinay from ZestFianance is our guest this weel.  This episode explores how data science techniques are applied in the financial world, specifically in assessing credit worthiness.  


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 2014-09-12  31m
 
 

[MINI] Decision Tree Learning


Linhda and Kyle talk about Decision Tree Learning in this miniepisode.  Decision Tree Learning is the algorithmic process of trying to generate an optimal decision tree to properly classify or forecast some future unlabeled element based by...


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 2014-09-05  13m
 
 

Jackson Pollock Authentication Analysis with Kate Jones-Smith


Our guest this week is Hamilton physics professor Kate Jones-Smith who joins us to discuss the evidence for the claim that drip paintings of Jackson Pollock contain fractal patterns. This hypothesis originates in a paper by Taylor, Micolich,...


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 2014-08-29  49m
 
 

[MINI] Noise!!


Our topic for this week is "noise" as in signal vs. noise.  This is not a signal processing discussions, but rather a brief introduction to how the work noise is used to describe how much information in a dataset is useless (as opposed to...


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 2014-08-22  16m
 
 

Guerilla Skepticism on Wikipedia with Susan Gerbic


Our guest this week is Susan Gerbic. Susan is a skeptical activist involved in many activities, the one we focus on most in this episode is Guerrilla Skepticism on Wikipedia, an organization working to improve the content and citations of...


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 2014-08-15  1h9m
 
 

[MINI] Ant Colony Optimization


In this week's mini episode, Linhda and Kyle discuss Ant Colony Optimization - a numerical / stochastic optimization technique which models its search after the process ants employ in using random walks to find a goal (food) and then leaving a...


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 2014-08-08  15m
 
 

Data in Healthcare IT with Shahid Shah


Our guest this week is Shahid Shah. Shahid is CEO at Netspective, and writes three blogs: Health Care Guy, Shahid Shah, and HitSphere - the Healthcare IT Supersite. During the program, Kyle recommended a talk from the 2014 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium...


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 2014-08-01  57m