Jon Loyens, Chief Product Officer of data.world

This week we’re talking about open data and collaboration in data science! We interviewed Jon Loyens, the Chief Product Officer of data.world, a new platform for sharing, exploring, and collaborating with data. Check out datasets like Hate Crime Statistics from...

Mona Chalabi, Data Editor for the Guardian

In our last episode about the presidential election (we promise!), we talked with Mona Chalabi, Data Editor at the Guardian US. Not only did Mona predict, months in advance, the surprise polling problems that led to states like Pennsylvania and...

Decision Boundary 2016: Margin of Terror

The outcome of the presidential election shocked almost everyone. Most polls and model-based forecasts (like FiveThirtyEight and Upshot) predicted a Clinton victory, only to be proven wrong by Trump wins in almost every swing state, plus a couple states no...

S2E14: The Model is Racist

Every now and again we get to do some of our research, and this week Jonathon explains some of the theory behind his recent look into the alt-right: a sprawling coalition of reactionary conservatives who have lobbied to make the...

S2E13: Granger Than Fiction

There’s a new Harry Potter book? Are you Sirius? I would’ve Neville thought this was possible! Turns out it was written by a neural network, so JK Rowling probably isn’t out of a job. Plus Chris explains how high school...

London Meetup Announcement!

Hey everyone! This is for everyone who subscribes to the podcast but not the blog. It’s all the details about our totally awesome upcoming meetup in London on July 11. Come say hi if you’re in London! Download Episode