Aaron Swartz And The CFAA

As a chance of pace, we take a moment to talk about the tragedy of Aaron Swartz and the broad powers of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. Download the episode Sources used in this episode: I committed Aaron Swartz’s...

Your Surveys Suck

This week we interview survey methodology expert Dr. Frauke Kreuter about how we can design better surveys and where people often fail. We promise that if you listen to this episode you will leave with tangible, applicable knowledge you didn’t...

Data Scraping Mini Episode

Holy crap a mini episode! Yes, it is true. This week, in addition to our regular episode, we are experimenting with a mini episode. These episodes will be personal stories from the hosts about their time on the front lines...

Frogger Is The New Killer Robot

This week the gang is back with another episode! This week Jonathon discusses the academic smackdown between Riza Berkin and Yannick Versley, Vidya discovers that AI can make AI and we are all doomed, and Chris talks about algorithmic accountability...

Robot Lawyers by Joshua Browder

We talked with Joshua Browder, the inventor of DoNotPay, an AI laywer that’s helped people get out of $5 million worth of wrongly-issued parking tickets. Josh has also applied his natural language technology to helping UK citizens in need of...

Live at Data Day: Just Like Being There!

We’re doing something a little different this episode. A couple weeks ago we camped out at Data Day Texas, a huge event focused on data science techniques and technologies that’s held in lovely Austin, TX. We talked to a bunch...

Claudia Perlich: Ad Tech, Watson and Ethics

Claudia is the Chief Scientist at Dstillery where she designs, develops, analyzes and optimizes the machine learning that drives digital advertising to prospective customers of brands. She is an active industry speaker and frequent contributor to industry publications, was recently...