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Best Statistics podcasts we could find (updated July 2020)
Best Statistics podcasts we could find
Updated July 2020
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Statistics need Stories to give them meaning. Stories need Statistics to give them credibility. Every Thursday John Bailer, Richard Campbell and Rosemary Pennington get together with a new interesting guest to bring you the Statistics behind the Stories and the Stories behind the Statistics.
 
Economics Detective Radio is a podcast about markets, ideas, institutions, and all things related to the field of economics. Episodes consist of long-form interviews and are generally released on Fridays. Topics include economic theory, economic history, the history of thought, money, banking, finance, macroeconomics, public choice, business cycles, health care, education, international trade, and anything else of interest to economists, students, and serious amateurs interested in the scien ...
 
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.
 
Are you a researcher or data scientist / analyst / ninja? Do you want to learn Bayesian inference, stay up to date or simply want to understand what Bayesian inference is? Then this podcast is for you! You'll hear from practitioners of all fields about how they use Bayesian statistics, and how in turn YOU can apply these methods in your modeling workflow. Welcome to « Learning Bayesian Statistics », a fortnightly podcast on… Bayesian inference - the methods, the projects and the people who m ...
 
A show about the perilous state of the Golden State—and what that means for you, wherever you live. California is the hothouse lab of the Left, the nation-state creating the statist policies, art, and lifestyles of the future – and generating the political dollars to make them a reality in a community near you. Hosts Will Swaim (California Policy Center) and David Bahnsen (The Bahnsen Group, Fox Business News commentator, conservative activist) beam this weekly show internationally, from mos ...
 
A podcast dedicated to all things quantitative, ranging from the relevant to the highly irrelevant. Co-hosts Patrick Curran and Greg Hancock talk about serious statistical topics, but without taking themselves too seriously. Think: CarTalk hi-jacked by the two grumpy old guys from the Muppets, grousing about quantitative methods, statistics, and data analysis, all presented to you with the production value of a 6th grade school project. But in a good way.
 
How can we best communicate the risks and the evidence on the most pressing issues of the day – from genetics and nutrition, to climate change and immigration? David Spiegelhalter is joined by the world’s top experts to tackle urgent, practical challenges which affect us all.
 
The Department of Statistics at Oxford is a world leader in research including computational statistics and statistical methodology, applied probability, bioinformatics and mathematical genetics. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), Oxford's Mathematical Sciences submission was ranked overall best in the UK. This is an exciting time for the Department. We have now moved into our new home on St Giles and we are currently settling in. The new building provides improved lecture and ...
 
Everyday for your entire life, you've been force fed garbage, and you're expected to take it with a smile! Now is the time to stop those pesky schools, social media, and news networks from leading you off a cliff into an eternal sleep. Wake up today! Open your mind to the world, as real people , with real jobs (just like you) fill you in on The Statist Quo!Join our host Matt, an Iraq War veteran and ex-convict. If a former, enthusiastic cog in the war machine can break away from the statist ...
 
The Royal Statistical Society (RSS) is one of the world's most distinguished and renowned statistical societies. It is a learned society for statistics, a professional body for statisticians and a charity which promotes statistics, data and evidence for the public good. It was founded in 1834 as the Statistical Society of London and became the Royal Statistical Society by Royal Charter in 1887. Today the Society has more than 10,000 members around the world, of whom many are professionally q ...
 
The podcast from statisticians for statisticians to have a bigger impact at work. This podcast is set up in association with PSI - Promoting Statistical Insight. This podcast helps you to grow your leadership skills, learn about ongoing discussions in the scientific community, build you knowledge about the health sector and be more efficient at work. This podcast helps statisticians at all levels with and without management experience. It is targeted towards the health, but lots of topics wi ...
 
Digital Politics with Karen Jagoda is a non-partisan podcast featuring thought leaders and industry pioneers with insights about innovative approaches to political campaigns, voter engagement, mobilization, fundraising, persuasion, and GOTV. Topics include the power of mobile devices, leveraging social networks, message testing and targeting, cross-media advertising, grassroots organizing, and big data.
 
Advanced quantitative techniques as applied to systems management. Topics include statistical concepts, computer models, simulation, mathematical programming, and heuristic techniques for the design and control of production, inventory, and service facilities. Prerequisite: Admission to COBA and Business 341 (may be taken concurrently).
 
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Do you know Turing? Of course you do! With Soss and Gen, it’s one of the blockbusters to do probabilistic programming in Julia. And in this episode Cameron Pfiffer will tell us all about it — how it came to life, how it fits into the probabilistic programming landscape, and what its main strengths and weaknesses are. Cameron did some Rust, some Pyt…
 
Matt brings on friend of the show Pat Watson from Uncensored Tactical to discuss the biggest problem plaguing Americans today. It's not thieving, corrupt government. It's not bloodsucking corporations. It's not the police state, or tech censorship, nor is it the Fed. These are all HUGE problems, to be sure, but they all stem from one thing. A failu…
 
In this month’s Good Copy, Bad Copy, we’re looking at not one, but two recent reports into the current attitudes and trends driving B2B blog writing. With the publication of the 2020 Content Marketing Institute (CMI) benchmarking report, its clear that marketers no longer malign blogging the same way they did back in the dark days of… *checks calen…
 
Fiona Lethbridge, Science Media Centre, gives a talk on the Science Media Centre and it's work. Fiona is a senior press officer at the Science Media Centre and has worked there since July 2012. She has a PhD in evolutionary biology from the University of Edinburgh. The Science Media Centre is an independent press office which opened in 2002 and bel…
 
Interview with Emma and Matt Jones Click this link to go to the homepage of this episode! If your answer is yes, I am sure that you'll be very interested to hear the story of Matthew and Emma as they will be sharing today their experience on how they started their own company, Veramed, in 2012 after having their established careers working in the i…
 
COVID-19: Pets are not a problem, More businesses and sports opening up; The more adverse childhood experiences, the more adverse health effects; The use of Penicillin in for Group B Streptococcus bacteria during labor; The use of Penicillin in for Group B Streptococcus bacteria during labor; Low dose naltrexone and acupuncture for idiopathic perip…
 
Social media is always awash in pet videos and images, but since the COVID lockdowns it seems as though there is even more pet content to be found online as cats invade video conferences and dogs beg for even more walks. There are sometimes even calls in spaces such as Twitter for people to share pet images when someone’s having a bad day. The conn…
 
In this bonus episode, Alex and Bobby talk to Ema Ryan Yamazaki, director of the recently-released documentary “Koshien: Japan’s Field of Dreams.” They talk about the the process of filming high school baseball in Japan, the internal culture struggle between old and new, gender roles on and off the field, and much more. Follow Ema on Twitter at @em…
 
Will talks with historian Robert M. Senkewicz about Junípero Serra, founder of the California missions; object of veneration, admiration, and hate. In other news, Steve Greenhut talks about police reform, Dr. Jeff Barke says K–12 schools should open — no masks, no social distancing — and CPC’s own Ed Ring discusses one city’s revolutionary approach…
 
The UK has suffered one of the worst outbreaks of coronavirus anywhere in the world. We’ve been tracking and analysing the numbers for the last 14 weeks, and in the last programme of this More or Less series, we look back through the events of March 2020 to ask why things went so wrong - was it bad decision-making, bad advice, or bad luck?…
 
In this sixth and final part in our series on economic growth and development, I discuss in more detail some of the key institutions necessary for economic growth to begin, focusing on property rights, enforcement of contracts, and control of corruption. I review the importance of these institutions in the context of historical case studies of coun…
 
In the fifth week of Quanti•Qamp, senior leadership at the QuantiGon recruit a new Commander to demonstrate proper preparation, organization, and executive control. The guest Executive Officer is Dr. Rebecca Brock, Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, who will motivate a discussion about how …
 
Mathematicians boycott producing software algorithms that help police racial bias; Vaccination rates are dangerously down during the Coronavirus pandemic; Where to get potassium -- eating fruits and vegetables is best; The latest birth control options at age 45; Deciding to get knee replacement surgery for arthritis in an elder; IFM conference: Ben…
 
Today's episode features my conversation with Mark Blyth, co-author (with Eric Lonergan) of Angrynomics. Why are measures of stress and anxiety on the rise when economists and politicians tell us we have never had it so good? While statistics tell us that the vast majority of people are getting steadily richer, the world most of us experience day i…
 
Click this link to go to the homepage of this episode! In today's episode, Benjamin and I talk about different time management hacks to be productive and efficient while working at home. We also talk about these following important points: Things you should first establish: Be clear on your goals and keep them in front of you Focus on building grea…
 
Bobby and Alex talk about the confirmed return of Major League Baseball in 2020, and wonder what responsible coverage of and engagement with the sport will look like. Then they try to parse through some of the out-of-the-blue rule changes for this season and their ramifications, including wet rags, wet butts, and Rob Manfred’s embodiment of both Ge…
 
AOA is a medical honors society that's supposed to separate top-tier medical students from the rest of the pack. It helps determine which doctors get the top jobs in the most competitive fields. The problem? There's implicit racism in the way it chooses members, and fixing it may be a massive challenge. Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers…
 
I hope you’re all safe! Some of you also asked me if I had set up a Patreon so that they could help support the show, and that’s why I’m sending this short special episode your way today. I had thought about that, but I wasn’t sure there was a demand for this. Apparently, there is one — at least a small one — so, first, I wanna thank you and say ho…
 
This episode is a continuation of our discussion of the history of gun control in the United States. Part 4 covers the Gun Control Act of 1968 from a different angle than Part 3, and we also talk about the societal and cultural climate of the 1960s and 70s, to see if we can tease out factors that caused people to demand gun control (if what the mai…
 
When reporters cover mass shootings news outlets often struggle to find ways to cover the event that won’t inspire others to do the same thing. Something similar follows in the wake of a suicide. Journalists don’t always cover suicides in their communities but when they do one of the concerns is whether that coverage might lead to a spike in suicid…
 
Jonathan Rick, The Jonathan Rick Group, is a public relations guru who has given a great deal of thought to the changes COVID-19 and the protests in the streets have brought to the political media landscape. He emphasizes that candidates and politicians need to be hyper-vigilant in their choice of written and spoken words while listening to a range…
 
Ellie Murray and Lucy D'Agostino McGowan are live for Society for Epidemiologic Research (SER) week! Follow along on Twitter: The American Journal of Epidemiology: @AmJEpi Ellie: @EpiEllie Lucy: @LucyStats 🎶 Our intro/outro music is courtesy of Joseph McDade. 👩‍🎨 Our artwork is by Allison Horst.By Lucy D'Agostino McGowan and Ellie Murray
 
State lawmakers order the century-old statue of Cristoforo Colombo removed from the capitol, the FBI cracks widespread corruption in LA City Hall, the real John Sutter, what causes homelessness (a brief survey), Oakland’s mayor sees lynching where others see sports equipment, Vallejo’s real-time experiment in “defunding” police, and the Cal State f…
 
As lockdown eases, why hasn't there been a spike in infections? We get a first look at the evidence for the much-trumpeted Covid-19 treatment, Dexamethasone. Stephanie Flanders tells us what’s happening to the UK economy. Keir Starmer says child poverty is up; Boris Johnson says it’s down, who's right? Plus which children are getting a solid home-s…
 
Before there was the Little League World Series, there was the Little World Series, played at Cleveland's League Park in 1941. Author Ruth Hanford Morhard joins us to talk about the remarkable story of a single mother who pioneered youth baseball in the years before World War II. Click here to see "Bringing Up Baseball," the movie mentioned in the …
 
In the fourth week of Quanti•Qamp, neither Patrick nor Greg have read each other's emails about the organization of the episode and thus entirely ad lib a discussion on how one might write a quantitatively-oriented pedagogical paper. Because they are completely unprepared for the episode, they also forget to provide the next QQamp assignment; howev…
 
After the first three presidential nominating contests, Joe Biden and the pragmatic wing of the Democratic Party easily beat Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, and the progressives pushing for big, structural change. But on Tuesday, progressives have the opportunity to strike back with some wins of their own.…
 
Million dollar bills for Coronavirus treatments -- we need a national healthcare system! Safe levels of coffee drinking, which has good antioxidant properties; Mea culpa for confusing Omega 3 and Omega 6 in discussion of seed oils last week; New research for drugs and berberine to lower cholesterol; More research reviews from the virtual IFM confer…
 
Alex and Bobby discuss Marco Rubio’s budding friendship with Rob Manfred, and read an incredibly inspired column on why swearing might lead to the end of baseball as we know it. Then they talk about the week in negotiations between MLB and the MLBPA, and wonder about what the last few months of acrimony can tell us about what the sport’s future mig…
 
Show Notes (2:27) Ankit studied Electrical Engineering with a focus on Communication and Signal Processing at the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. (3:27) Ankit then worked for 3 years as a Senior Field Engineer at Schlumberger, an international oilfield services company. (4:23) Ankit then went to the US to pursue a Masters in Financial Engin…
 
Some countries are requiring new arrivals to self-isolate, a policy designed to stop infection spreading from areas of high prevalence to low prevalence. Tim Harford and Ruth Alexander find out which countries have the highest rate of Covid-19 infection.Plus, is it really true that the coronavirus mostly kills people who would die soon anyway?…
 
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