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The data of the world around us, hosted by data science super geeks. For the nerdy and nerd curious.

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The data of the world around us, hosted by data science super geeks. For the nerdy and nerd curious.

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140 Ratings
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Fun and approachable

By D20chick - Nov 02 2017
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I am a student just learning data analysis and this podcast is fun and approachable

Awesome!

By Shreykatx - Mar 24 2017
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Great selection of topics blended with personal experiences ! Top data science podcast out there!

iTunes Ratings

140 Ratings
Average Ratings
125
9
4
1
1

Fun and approachable

By D20chick - Nov 02 2017
Read more
I am a student just learning data analysis and this podcast is fun and approachable

Awesome!

By Shreykatx - Mar 24 2017
Read more
Great selection of topics blended with personal experiences ! Top data science podcast out there!
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Partially Derivative

Latest release on Sep 05, 2017

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The data of the world around us, hosted by data science super geeks. For the nerdy and nerd curious.

Rank #1: Learning Machine Learning

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This week Jonathon and Vidya are out of town, so Chris takes the helm and gives his opinionated guide to learning machine learning, data science, and artificial intelligence. Resources mentioned this episode:

Mar 28 2017

29mins

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Rank #2: S1E35: The Data of Journalism

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Data journalism and interactive storytelling have fundamentally changed the way we understand and consume the news. This week we’re talking to three leaders in the data journalism revolution, Martin Stabe, the head of interactive news at the Financial Times, Sisi Wei, a journalist and news apps developer at ProPublica, and...

Sep 10 2015

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Rank #3: Data Scraping Mini Episode

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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 of data science. In this first mini episode, Chris talks...

Feb 09 2017

21mins

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Rank #4: S2E2: Mind Control and Parasites

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Data scientists are
parasites,
Snowpocalypse
(or is
it?),
and an important public safety announcement from Chris about
jogging
and sterilization. Plus we talk to Dr. Sarah
Laszlo about
how she uses brainwaves like fingerprints to identify people based only
on their thoughts.

Jan 26 2016

26mins

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Rank #5: S2E1: Do it LIVE!

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Sorry for the long hiatus! The three of us have been super busy with our startup, Popily, but before we took a break we recorded a live show! Chris and Jonathon went to hang out with the amazing data science team at StitchFix, and invited Eric Colson, the company’s Chief...

Jan 12 2016

39mins

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Rank #6: S1E30: The Data of Love and Sex

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Is there really data in love? Can we quantify sex? Find out this
week! Also, we go behind the scenes at craft brewery Thirsty
Planet.

Aug 06 2015

23mins

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Rank #7: S1E27: Robots Are Racist

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We interview the amazing Christina
Warren! Check out her work on
Mashable, and two great
podcasts – Overtired and
Rocket. Also we’re in Portland this
week, and grabbing beer at the White Owl Social Club around 5:30 on
Wednesday. Swing by if you’re free!

Jul 06 2015

45mins

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Rank #8: Beneath The Surface - Data At Microsoft

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This week Chris flies to New York City and sits down with three engineers at Microsoft to discuss R, SQL, and why data lakes is a silly term.

Dec 06 2016

1hr 15mins

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Rank #9: S1E3: The One About Touchy Subjects

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This week we talk about Ferguson, executive orders, and how much people
get paid! Plus aliens!

Nov 28 2014

48mins

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Rank #10: The Limits Of Deep Learning

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This week Chris and Vidya discuss the limits of deep learning and how to each mathematics.

Jul 18 2017

56mins

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Rank #11: White House Special with DJ Patil, US Chief Data Scientist

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GitHub for data nerds

Dec 12 2016

50mins

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Rank #12: S2E14: The Model is Racist

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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 United States more “traditional,” more “populist” and more white. More...

Sep 27 2016

38mins

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Rank #13: The Secret Life Of A Data Scientist

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This week Chris and Vidya talk about learning what it is like to work at a tech company and the fundamental nature of AI.

Jun 13 2017

39mins

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Rank #14: Interview: Brian Granger, co-Leader of Project Jupyter

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Core contributor to IPython Notebook and Project Jupyter

Jul 11 2016

31mins

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Rank #15: Particle Physics and Machine Learning at CERN with Michael Kagan

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This week we talk with Michael Kagan. He’s a data scientist at CERN, where physicists and engineers are probing the fundamental structure of the universe. It’s Michael’s job to figure out how to use open source machine learning tools like scikit learn and TensorFlow in the pursuit of new particles...

Feb 28 2017

47mins

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Rank #16: Should You Get A PhD

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This week Chris talks about whether you should get a PhD and talks about his own experience in a Ph.D. program.

Apr 25 2017

15mins

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Rank #17: Robot Lawyers by Joshua Browder

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AI to escape parking tickets!

Jan 31 2017

29mins

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Rank #18: S2E5: The Double Entendre

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Vidya hates wedding planning, Jonathon could’ve talked about the rise of our Go-playing robot overlords, algorithmically predicting police misconduct or the biggest polling upset in political history, but instead digs into the crossword scandal of the century (here’s the GitHub repo). Chris was busy washing his hair or something, but he’ll...

Mar 15 2016

33mins

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Rank #19: S2E12: Descartes Before the Horse

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This week’s episode was produced by Alex Bouthillier at Apollo Media

Jun 09 2016

47mins

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Rank #20: Interview: Alberto Cairo, data visualization expert

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Author of The Functional Art and expert in data journalism

Jun 29 2016

25mins

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The End Of An Era

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The last episode of Partially Derivative for now.

Sep 05 2017

11mins

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Art-ificial Intelligence

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This week Chris and Vidya discuss how artificial intelligence is affecting the world of artists.

Aug 15 2017

34mins

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The P-Value Civil War

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This week Chris and Vidya discuss the p-value civil war in science.

Aug 08 2017

38mins

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When Bots Murder

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This week Chris and Vidya discuss the implications of bots and artificial intelligence committing crime.

Aug 01 2017

33mins

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The Future Of Deep Learning

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This week Chris and Vidya discuss François Chollet’s new blog post on the future of deep learning!

Jul 25 2017

25mins

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The Limits Of Deep Learning

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This week Chris and Vidya discuss the limits of deep learning and how to each mathematics.

Jul 18 2017

56mins

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This Is Just The Beginning

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This week Chris and Vidya talk the challenges of machine learning and training data.

Jul 11 2017

54mins

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The Fourth Of AI

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This week Chris and Vidya talk about getting your first job in data science and the world of genetic data.

Jul 04 2017

37mins

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Paco Your Bags And Go To JupyterCon

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In this special sponsored episode, Chris talks with Paco Nathan about JupyterCon.

Jun 28 2017

19mins

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Do. Or Do Not. There Is No AI

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This week Chris and Vidya talk about using neural networks to provide pithy wisdom and other topics.

Jun 27 2017

42mins

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Viva La AIsistance!

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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.

Jun 20 2017

45mins

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The Secret Life Of A Data Scientist

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This week Chris and Vidya talk about learning what it is like to work at a tech company and the fundamental nature of AI.

Jun 13 2017

39mins

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Vidya Lets An AI Paint Her House

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This week Chris and Vidya talk about using AI to create new paint colors and how to build a deep learning desktop box.

Jun 06 2017

29mins

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Don't Gatekeep Me, Bro!

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This week Chris and Vidya talk to Sarah Guido and Andrew Musselman about coming to data science from non-traditional backgrounds.

May 30 2017

37mins

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Partially D Snaps it to a Slim Jim

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Data shows us which pro wrestlers make the most successful actors, and we bask in the awesome glow of science!

May 24 2017

38mins

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Data Science Near You

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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, Stephanie Kirmer, Gabriela Swider, and Zach Mueller for joining the...

May 09 2017

37mins

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Fighting Influence Operations with Data Science

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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. Both Kris and Carey are Data for Democracy volunteers, and...

May 02 2017

29mins

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Should You Get A PhD

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This week Chris talks about whether you should get a PhD and talks about his own experience in a Ph.D. program.

Apr 25 2017

15mins

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Learning Everything Else

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This week Chris talks about learning everything they don’t teach you in grad school, bootcamps, or MOOCs.

Apr 18 2017

32mins

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Invisible Data Science

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This week Vidya and Chris are back to talk about food, magazines, and why notifications are evil.

Apr 11 2017

38mins

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iTunes Ratings

140 Ratings
Average Ratings
125
9
4
1
1

Fun and approachable

By D20chick - Nov 02 2017
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I am a student just learning data analysis and this podcast is fun and approachable

Awesome!

By Shreykatx - Mar 24 2017
Read more
Great selection of topics blended with personal experiences ! Top data science podcast out there!