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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.
 
Join host Clint Emerson - retired US Navy SEAL (including 10 years as member of the elite SEAL Team Six), New York Times Bestselling Author of 100 Deadly Skills, and a pretty sick and twisted interviewer – as he explores hypothetical life-threatening situations with a touch of dark humor and asks a simple question: CAN YOU SURVIVE THIS PODCAST? From earthquakes to home invasions... tsunamis to global pandemics... each episode puts you smack in the middle of a new disaster scenario and provid ...
 
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.
 
Medicine is so much more than lab coats and stethoscopes. The research community at the University of Saskatchewan College of Medicine is a diverse group of humans, all working with their own unique motivations — and not all do so in a hospital setting. Get to know what gets these researchers amped about their jobs, what they’re doing, where they’re doing it, and why. Presented by the Office of Vice-Dean of Research, College of Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan.
 
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 ...
 
A place where a variety of stories are shared in the hopes to enlighten, ignite and inspire. Candace believes in the magic a story can hold. Each week she will share a personal story, a guest interview or a conversation on various topics that will leave you enlightened, ignited and inspired. Her hope is that you walk away from every episode changed, even if it's in the most subtle way.
 
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 ...
 
About the Show Learn how to get a 7+ Band Score on your IELTS writing and speaking skills! About Your Host I help students get a 7+ band score in IELTS writing and speaking skills. I've been an exam preparation instructor for 14+ years, I have a master's degree in Applied Linguistics, and worked as an official exam scorer for 7 years. I've also gone through the experience of learning a second language myself, so I'm uniquely positioned to help you through this IELTS obstacle.
 
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.
 
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 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 quo mentality, then so can you! ...
 
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 ...
 
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.
 
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 ...
 
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Benjamin Guedj, University College London, gives a OxCSML Seminar on 26th March 2021. Abstract: PAC-Bayes is a generic and flexible framework to address generalisation abilities of machine learning algorithms. It leverages the power of Bayesian inference and allows to derive new learning strategies. I will briefly present the key concepts of PAC-Ba…
 
Leadership is multidimensional. It depends on lots of different skills like communication, being a good team player, building trust and relationship, negotiating conflicts, and more. The kind of leadership that I am talking about is not supervising other people or the administrative type of leadership, but it's a type of cross functional influencin…
 
Interview with Irene de la Torre Arenas Join us while Irene and I talk about how animations and movements can create a lot of advantages such as the following: Portray data directly through motion (what Irene defines as ‘data as motion’). This is an example of it. Interpolate through data values (‘motion as an interpolation of data values’). Gapmin…
 
Taking down High Value Targets, starting brawls at the Slayer concert, and how to dispose of a body?! Pat McNamara (@tmacsinc) is the man behind BASIC DUDE STUFF. He also has 22 years of Special Operations experience, 13 of which were in 1st SFOD-D. He has extensive experience in hostile fire/combat zones in the Middle East, and Eastern Europe. He …
 
Major league baseball came to Texas and returned to New York. Maury Wills and Don Drysdale dominated, but the Dodgers lost the pennant to the hated Giants. Meanwhile, John Glenn orbited the Earth, Americans did the Twist and JFK faced down the Soviets. Author David Krell joins us to discuss the momentous year of 1962. Support the podcast: www.patre…
 
On this episode of the pod, we answer the question, "are probiotics beneficial?" We kick things off with a description of probiotics and, more generally, all the microorganisms that live in symbiosis with us (collectively called the microbiome). We discuss the complexity of our microbiome and the fact that no two people have the same microbial cell…
 
In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes talk about SvelteKit — what it is and why you might want to use it. Sanity - Sponsor Sanity.io is a real-time headless CMS with a fully customizable Content Studio built in React. Get a Sanity powered site up and running in minutes at sanity.io/create. Get an awesome supercharged free developer plan on sanity.io/s…
 
Alex and Bobby chat about the worst billionaire who could own a baseball team, and why it’s Elon Musk. Then they break down Pete Alonso’s ball manipulation theory and look at how it impacts the upcoming CBA expiration, as well as what issues could be on the table. This week’s Three Up, Three Down features a radicalized Mets broadcast booth and some…
 
Joe Corbe is the Founder of 1631 Digital and the winner of 2 Reed Awards from Campaigns & Elections--one for Best Online Bootstrapped Campaign and the other for Best Online Bare-Knuckled Street Fight Victory for their work with the National Association of Broadcasters to defeat the Ad Tax. As a result of COVID-19 we saw a tremendous increase in tim…
 
In 1967, in order to garner US support for their attack on Egypt, Israel falsely claimed to have been under existential threat by Egypt, who was planning on attacking Israel, perpetrating another Holocaust. The truth was quite different. Miko Peled, son of IDF General Matityahu Peled, is my guest.By Rabbi Yaakov Shapiro
 
Hilary and Roger welcome Julia Silge to the show to talk about tidymodels, modeling, and other important topics. Show Notes: Julia Silge You Look Like a Thing and I Love You Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter Hilary on Twitter Get the Not So Standard Deviations book Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts Subscribe to the podca…
 
It’s another Potluck! In this episode, Scott and Wes answer your questions about immutability, turning off your brain, managing copy on a website, problem-solving, types vs interfaces, hooks vs components, and more! Freshbooks - Sponsor Get a 30 day free trial of Freshbooks at freshbooks.com/syntax and put SYNTAX in the “How did you hear about us?”…
 
What's Wrong with Being Woke: James Lindsay. The Suzanne Venker Show (podcaster) James Lindsay is a mathematician, an author and cultural critic known for his involvement in the grievance studies affair with two of his colleagues, one of whom he co-authored the book, Cynical Theories: How Activist Scholarship Made Everything about Race, Gender, and…
 
Show Notes (02:07) Emeli shared her educational background getting degrees in Applied Mathematics and Informatics from the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia in the early 2010s. (04:24) Emeli went over her experience getting a Master’s Degree at Yandex School of Data Analysis. (07:06) Emeli reflected on lessons learned from her first job out …
 
A true crime podcast that recalls the brutal slaying of BETTY ANN SULLIVAN on a snowy night in January of 1988, a night that, more than 30 years later, the small town of Jefferson Township, New Jersey has yet to fully recover from. The violence of that evening shocked the nation for the perpetrator... was her own son, a boy of fourteen who would ta…
 
Kris "Tanto" Paronto is an American author, businessman, and former U.S. Army Ranger and CIA security contractor. He is known for his heroic actions while part of the CIA annex security team during the 2012 terrorist attack on the U.S. Ambassador to Libya, Chris Stephens and the CIA compound in Benghazi. On this episode Tanto shares his story with …
 
In this episode, author of Persevering for Peace, Jamie Sokoloff shares her journey through her grief after the tragic loss of her father. She talks about how she made it through the dark days that followed and the moment that she decided to start living again. Jamie Sokoloff is the author of Persevering for Peace, an animal and nature lover, vegan…
 
I wish managers took the time to really get to know me and other employees. This is a reflection as an employee and as a manager. People have relationships that go unleveraged. It is often easier to use relationships to help develop better connections across a business and make working together much easier. Another issue is that managers often don'…
 
From 1976 to 1992, the San Francisco Giants were mostly mediocre, rarely loved in their own city and constantly looking for a way to get out of frigid Candlestick Park. But, author Lincoln Mitchell says, this forgotten era helped lay the groundwork for all the success the team has experienced in the 21st century. Support the podcast: www.patreon.co…
 
In this episode, we talk about how to optimize your time when it comes to your IELTS prep so that you can walk into the exam feeling confident and prepared on exam day. Episode Links IELTS Writing & Speaking Masterclass https://www.kristinespinar.com/live Jean Carlos Episode Stock Media Provided by Lndnsounds/Pond5 Background Language Manuals…
 
Listen to this episode while we also I discuss this interesting book entitled Ich arbeite in einem Irrenhaus or I work in a mad house (in English) which can help us be happier at work. From feelings to understanding: Verbalize your feelings. What is stupid or bad about your company? Go into the details and don’t stop with generic statements. From n…
 
On this episode of the pod, we continue our conversation on e-cigarettes. Last week, we focused on the harms of nicotine itself, but this week we start our discussion on the harms of other ingredients in e-cigarettes including toxic chemicals and heavy metals. We spend some time discussing popcorn lung-- a serious lung disease caused by e-cigarette…
 
In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes talk about Wes’ experiment building a vaccine bot! Sanity - Sponsor Sanity.io is a real-time headless CMS with a fully customizable Content Studio built in React. Get a Sanity powered site up and running in minutes at sanity.io/create. Get an awesome supercharged free developer plan on sanity.io/syntax. Sentry - S…
 
Mike and Sarah have big feelings about an enduring debate. Digressions include “Carrie,” party planning etiquette and Whole Foods cafeterias. Sarah’s sound quality changes midway through because she moves from a McDonald’s parking lot to a Hardee’s parking lot. Special thanks to Meredith Clark and Allissa Richardson for helping us with the history …
 
Bobby and Alex banter about their potential submissions for Alex Rodriguez’s contest to win $96,000. Then they talk about foreign substances and why the discourse around it is already exhausting, as well as Bob Brenly’s comment about Marcus Stroman’s durag and Jon Duplantier’s courageous response. This week’s Three Up, Three Down features split opi…
 
In full personal protective equipment, beard shaved under his N95 mask, Dr. Alexander Wong remembered forcing himself to hide his fear, as he treated his first Covid-19 patients. “It kind of felt like we were staring down the bottom of a big gun barrel," said Wong, an assistant professor in the College of Medicine's Department of Infectious Disease…
 
Portraying Jews as if they are nationals of the state of Israel puts Jews in danger, as the enemies of Israel will automatically become the enemies of all Jews. The state of Israel itself has been doing this since its inception, and Zionists have been doing it for over a century. But history - and the data - shows that this anti-semitism can be red…
 
Where are the best locations for food pantries? What are the patterns and use of a crisis call center? How can services be improved for the senior population of Wahtenaw County in Michigan? These questions share a common denominator, they represent data and analysis needs of community service organizations. Statistics in the service of the communit…
 
Today on Mean, Median, and Moose, we look at eight legged blood suckers, phone company cell coverage, self reported bike accidents, and community edited maps! What do these data sets have in common? They’re all involving data collected by volunteers in the general public. eTick eTick is a collaboration of a variety of universities, public health or…
 
Don Caldwell is Editor-in-Chief of Know Your Meme and an expert on the growth of memes, GIFs, viral videos, and other digital content that is widely shared and hits a responsive chord. Don talks about tracking Internet culture, the history of the word meme, the life cycle of memes, and how social media fuels the speed of how fast and far memes spre…
 
In this episode of Syntax, Scott and Wes talk about using React with Typescript — how to set it up, components, state, props, passing data, custom hooks, and more! Freshbooks - Sponsor Get a 30 day free trial of Freshbooks at freshbooks.com/syntax and put SYNTAX in the “How did you hear about us?” section. Sentry - Sponsor If you want to know what’…
 
Dr. Michel Chossudovsky is a professor emeritus at the University of Ottawa in Ontario and has been an economic advisor to many developing countries. He is the founder of the Center for Research on Globalization at the University of Montreal and founding editor of Global Research.ca. Prof. Chossudovsky is one of our leading visionaries in economic …
 
In this episode, Jen talks about the ways in which we can help our children develop an emotional vocabulary, embrace their feelings and tune into their body and intuition so that they are able to navigate life and avoid unnecessary pain. Jen is a woman with a passion to change the world through our children. As a busy single mom of 4, she is making…
 
The whole third season of the podcast has been about working at a startup. I have seen the highs and I have seen the lows over an eight year period with sideline views for a few years after. In this episode I share four pieces of advice I wish I would have known before or during my time with this startup. If you enjoyed this episode check out the o…
 
On this episode of the pod, we address the question: are e-cigarettes harmful? We kick things off with an introduction to e-cigs -- what they are, and the different types of e-cigs on the market. We discuss the global e-cigarette and vape market and the blurred lines between the vaping and tobacco industries. We spend some time discussing how e-cig…
 
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