Data Crunch | Artificial Intelligence | AI | Machine Learning | Big Data | Data Science
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Whether you like it or not, your world is shaped by data. We explore how it impacts people, society, and llamas perched high on Peruvian mountain peaks—through interviews, inquest, and inference. Buckle up.
||CleanThe Patent Law Land Grab||Before the plane was invented, some people were concerned that everything that could be invented had been invented. Obviously, that was not the case then, and it's certainly not the case now. So as you create novel inventions, how do you protect them?||3/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanExposing World Corruption with a Unique Dataset||Transparency International started when a rebellious World Bank employee quit to dedicated himself to exposing corruption. Now the organization claims the media's attention for about one week a year when it publishes its annual Corruption Perception.||2/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanData Science Reveals When Donald Trump Isn't Donald Trump||Few things are as controversial in these perilous times as Donald Trump's twitter account, often laced with derogatory language, hateful invective, and fifth-grade name-calling. But not all of Trump's tweets sound like they came straight out of a dysto.||1/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNo PhD Necessary||The ubiquity of and demand for data has increased the need for better data tools, and as the tools get better and better, they ease the entry into data work. In turn, as more people enjoy the ease of use, data literacy becomes the norm.||12/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Succeed at IoT—Amid Increasing Complexity||The growth of the Internet of Things is often compared with the industrial revolution. A completely new phase of existence. But what does it take to be part of this revolution by building an IoT product? It's complex,||11/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAfter Disaster Strikes: Data in Disaster Recovery||We’ve seen photos of disasters depicting fearful and fleeing victims, ravaged properties, and despondent survivors. In this episode, we explore two ways data can help survivors heal and how data also tells their stories.||10/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Complex World of Data Scientists and Black-Box Algorithms||Hilary Mason is a huge name in the data science space, and she has an extensive understanding of what's happening in this space. Today, she answers these questions for us: What are the backgrounds of your typical data scientists?||9/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDeep Learning—A Powerful Tool, with a Name that Means Nothing||Tesla isn’t the only car brand in the world aiming to produce self-driving cars. Every single car brand is working on developing self-driving cars. But what does this mean for our future? We talk about this and other interesting deep learning projects||8/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhen Song Lyrics and British Lit Meet Tidy Text||When Julia Silge's personal interests meet her professional proficiencies, she discovers new meaning in Jane Austen's literature, and she gauges the cultural influence of locations in pop songs. Even more impressive than these finds, though,||7/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Data Is Eradicating Malaria in Zambia||According to the CDC, people have been writing descriptions of malaria—or a disease strikingly similar to it—for over 4,000 years. How is data helping Zambian officials eradicate these parasites? Tableau Foundation's Neal Myrick opens the story to u||6/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Artificial Intelligence Might Change Your World||What does the creation of new artificial intelligence products look like today, and what do experts in this field foresee realistically happening in the near future? One thing's for sure, the way we work and function in life will change as a result of .||5/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPreventing a Honeybee Fallout||What would the world look like without honeybees? In theory, if there were no honeybees, it could drastically change our lives. Bjorn Lagerman, though, never wants to know the actual answer to that question. but the honeybees current worst foe,||5/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhen a Picture Is Worth a Life||What if you found out your infant had eye cancer? That news would rock anyone’s world. But what if you had a tool that helped you catch it early enough that your baby didn’t have to lose his or her eye and didn’t have to go through chemo?||4/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Many Slaves Work for You?||If someone came up to you and randomly asked you, "How many slaves work for you?" maybe you'd think, "Slavery ended a long time ago, Bro." Or maybe you would take the question seriously. With 20 million to 46 million people enslaved in the world,||4/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPredicting the Unpredictable||We now know black swans exist, but Europeans once believed that spying one of their kind would be like stumbling across a unicorn in the woods—impossible. Then, Willem de Vlamingh spotted black swans in Australia, and this black bird,||4/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Golden Age of Data Science||How did one boy's stuffed yellow elephant permanently intertwine itself in history? What is a data scientist? Why is right now the golden age for data science? We take a crack at all three of these questions—the second two,||3/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Curated History of Data Science, Part 3||From a small building in Pennsylvania to widespread usage across the world, we track the compelling story of one of the greatest technological innovations in history, setting the stage for the age of data science.||2/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Curated History of Data Science, Part 2||She isn’t your typical English girl from the early 1800s. She’s a girl who, because of her fortunate and unfortunate family circumstances, ends up perfectly situated to become part of something that will revolutionize the world.||2/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEyes on the Pirates, Part 2||Pirates in folk stories and popular movies conjure up strong imagery: eye patches, Jolly Rogers, parrots, swashbuckling, scruffy voices that say “Aye, Matey.” But what do the lives of successful pirates look like today?||1/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEyes on the Pirates, Part 1||The history books teach that slavery ended, but it still exists; it’s just morphed its form—different commodity, different location, but same abuses. The commodity is seafood. The location, Southeast Asia. The abuses,||1/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Curated History of Data Science, Part 1||Who were the people pushing the limits of their time and circumstances to bring us what we know today as data science? We examine what motivated them to do their important work and how they laid the foundations for our modern world where algorithms and.||12/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Predictive Power of Waffles||When breakfast food takes on hurricanes, who wins?||11/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanI Had to Run||Imagine you have to leave your home immediately, and you have little time to grab anything to take with you. You don't know where you are going—you just know you have to flee for your life. Many people face a similar situation—one in every 113 peopl||11/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTake It Back||What if one day, out of the blue, you find yourself sick—really sick—and no one knows what's wrong. This is a story about a sleeper illness, and what one team of data scientists is doing to reduce its reach.||10/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Awesome new podcast
This new podcast is like Radio Lab, and focuses on interesting phenomena that are being explored through data analytics. Host is great, sources are legit, and the story is captivating. Can't wait to hear more from Data Crunch!
Better than TAL, Data-Driven!
Data and the stories of individuals behind that data. This podcast is first-rate journalism and I feel is produced at the same quality as any NPR podcast (e.g. This American Life), but with more interesting content, especially for those that are interested in both the numbers and the phenomena represented by such numbers.
Very well done and thought provoking. I really like the tie of real life to analytics