Do. Or Do Not. There Is No AI

This week Chris and Vidya talk about using neural networks to provide pithy wisdom and other topics. Download the episode Make a Difference We started a community for data people who want to find impactful projects and meet collaborators. Check...

Viva La AIsistance!

This week Chris and Vidya talk about the difficulties creating chatbots and how Vidya is going to lead a revolution to liberate them of their human overlords. Download the episode Make a Difference We started a community for data people...

The Secret Life Of A Data Scientist

This week Chris and Vidya talk about learning what it is like to work at a tech company and the fundamental nature of AI. Download the episode Make a Difference We started a community for data people who want to...

Vidya Lets An AI Paint Her House

This week Chris and Vidya talk about using AI to create new paint colors and how to build a deep learning desktop box. The $1700 great Deep Learning box: Assembly, setup and benchmarks Download the episode Make a Difference We...

Don't Gatekeep Me, Bro!

This week Chris and Vidya talk to Sarah Guido and Andrew Musselman about coming to data science from non-traditional backgrounds. Download the episode Make a Difference We started a community for data people who want to find impactful projects and...

Partially D Snaps it to a Slim Jim

Data shows us which pro wrestlers make the most successful actors, and we bask in the awesome glow of science! Download the episode Sponsors! We’d also of course like to thank this week’s sponsor, Veera. Veera is a data synthesis...

Data Science Near You

Jonathon leads a roundtable about getting involved with local data science projects with the Data for Democracy volunteers who organized meetups in cities around the country for the community’s first hackathon. Thanks to Nic Colley, Daniela, Mark Stephenson, Dave Mattingly,...

Fighting Influence Operations with Data Science

Jonathon talks with special guests C E Carey and Kris Shaffer about their research into “influence operations” – the propaganda campaigns that are changing the way conversations happen on Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, and the other places we hang out online....

Should You Get A PhD

This week Chris talks about whether you should get a PhD and talks about his own experience in a Ph.D. program. Music credit for this week’s podcast: Chris_Zabriskie’s The Temperature of the Air on the Bow of the Kaleetan Download...

Learning Everything Else

This week Chris talks about learning everything they don’t teach you in grad school, bootcamps, or MOOCs. Download the episode Make a Difference We started a community for data people who want to find impactful projects and meet collaborators. Check...