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Data Driven: the podcast where we explore the emerging field of Data Science. We bring the best minds in Data, Software Engineering, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence right to you every Tuesday.The field of data science mashes up the worlds of statistics, database architecture and software engineering. Data Scientist has been labelled by the Harvard Business Review, as "the sexiest job of the 21st century." A quick search of job search sites reveal that this field is in high demand.In a world where Data is the new Oil, Data Science the new Refineries, consider this Car Talk for the Data Age. Every week we bring the best minds in this emerging field straight to you. Our goal is to educate and inspire our listeners so that they can be prepared to thrive in a Data Driven world.

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Data Driven: the podcast where we explore the emerging field of Data Science. We bring the best minds in Data, Software Engineering, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence right to you every Tuesday.The field of data science mashes up the worlds of statistics, database architecture and software engineering. Data Scientist has been labelled by the Harvard Business Review, as "the sexiest job of the 21st century." A quick search of job search sites reveal that this field is in high demand.In a world where Data is the new Oil, Data Science the new Refineries, consider this Car Talk for the Data Age. Every week we bring the best minds in this emerging field straight to you. Our goal is to educate and inspire our listeners so that they can be prepared to thrive in a Data Driven world.

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Perfect for a Tech Geek like me.

By Wingnut4772 - Nov 08 2019
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I am obsessed with AI and science and this podcast delivers. Subscribed!

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By Chad Grills - Jul 27 2018
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Data science is so fascinating! Amazing show!

iTunes Ratings

40 Ratings
Average Ratings
38
1
0
0
1

Perfect for a Tech Geek like me.

By Wingnut4772 - Nov 08 2019
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I am obsessed with AI and science and this podcast delivers. Subscribed!

Awesome!

By Chad Grills - Jul 27 2018
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Data science is so fascinating! Amazing show!
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Data Driven

Latest release on May 16, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail about 24 hours ago

Rank #1: *DataPoint* Live from the PASS Summit 2019 Expo Hall

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Andy walks around the PASS Sumitt 2019 expo floor and bumps into his favorite editor to brainstorm some new book ideas.

This is part of our on going coverage of PASS 2019 Summit.

Let us know in the comments how we’re doing and what you’d like to see.

Live video version of this Data Point is at https://www.facebook.com/DataDrivenTV/videos/3136932926333654/

Watch all our live videos at https://www.facebook.com/DataDrivenTV .

Like us on Facebook to be notified of when we go live.

Nov 08 2019

4mins

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Rank #2: Melissa Coates on Data Lakes, BI, and Dogs

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In this show, Frank and Andy chat with Melissa Coates about Googling her name, Data Lakes, and CBIG.

Oct 03 2017

41mins

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Rank #3: *DeepDive* Data Science vs. Data Engineering

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Frank and Andy talked about doing a Deep Dive show where they take a deep look into a particular data science technology, term, or methodology.  And now, they deliver!

In this very first Deep Dive, Frank and Andy discuss the differences between Data Science and Data Engineering, where they overlap, where they differ, and why so many C-level execs can’t seem to figure out the deltas.

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Notable Quotes

Frank’s new courses are up at WintellectNow ([01:30])
David Goggins ([03:00])
Dive! Dive! Dive! It’s a deep dive on Data Science vs. Data Engineering ([06:00])
“Clean data” means different things to different people. ([09:30])
“Shaping the data.” ([11:00])
Our conversation with Buck Woody ([12:30])
Andy’s screed on managing NULLs ([14:00])
Andy’s screed on managing dupes ([17:00])
Frank, on aggregation and schema changes… ([21:21])
Attempted NoSQL definition ([23:45])
On MySQL… ([25:00])
Maybe “No” stands for “Not only” ([26:45])
“What sorcery is this?!” ([28:30])
Kevin Hazzard’s article on Database Design if we started today ([29:15])
Andy’s opinion: We’re not using the SSD-ness of SSD’s ([31:30])
“I don’t know how much simpler you can get.” – Andy ([33:00])
Denny Cherry’s company: Denny Cherry and Associates ([34:45])
“… somewhere between useless and lying…” ([35:45])
Frank on HDFS ([38:00])
ClearDB wiped out 13 years of Frank’s blog data, and we’re still bothered by that. ([40:30])
sklearn ([42:50])
Correlation is not causation. ([45:30])
How to Lie with Statistics ([45:45])
Movie/TV Reference: Star Trek TNG ([46:15])
CNTK (Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit) ([48:00])
Frank, on selling ice cream… ([49:25])
On over-fitting ([55:30])
Training the model ([56:30])
Request for feedback! ([57:30])

Feb 21 2018

58mins

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Rank #4: Kevin Hazzard on Python, Grokking Topics, Category Theory, and the Zen of Chainsaw Maintenance

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In this episode, Frank and Andy talk to Kevin Hazzard.

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Kevin’s blog: Developer Journey

Notable Quotes:

Frank has a treadmill desk. ([2:35])
“It’s all about collecting the data.” Health is secondary. ([3:25])
On Python… ([5:00])
We love our R listeners! ([6:30])
Never count JavaScript out. ([8:20])
Book reference: Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue ([8:50])
Book reference: “grok” from Stranger in a Strange Land ([10:45])
How would databases be different if we’d started with unlimited memory? ([12:00])
How to use data to drive web traffic. ([17:45])
Generic Activity Tracker architecture ([18:30])
Self-subscribing and auto-expiring microservices ([20:30])
Movie reference: Dune ([21:47])
The Walmart-Amazon wars ([22:00])
“Data hunted me down and almost killed me!” ([24:25])
Category theory ([25:30])
Functional, then categorical, then both. ([26:50])
“Sharpening chansaws.” ([28:05])
CosmosDB and Redis Cache ([30:15])
“I’d love to not have a screen.” ([32:30])
On serving our community ([33:00])
Book recommendation: The Alchemist ([33:40])
“If you’re a technologist, we sorely need you to serve.” ([35:40])
Richmond.Net ([36:45])
@KevinHazzard

Aug 08 2017

39mins

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Rank #5: *DataPoint* Cognitive Biases and Predicting the Weather

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Frank ponders weather prediction models, the confusion matrix, and cognitive biases.

Mar 21 2018

3mins

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Rank #6: *DataPoint* Live at SQL Saturday Pittsburgh

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Frank podcasts live from SQL Saturday Pittsburgh, which is the first time he’s spoken at a SQL Saturday event.

It’s also International Podcasting Day.

Sep 30 2017

2mins

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Rank #7: *DataPoint* Provision an Azure Data Factory Instance

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In this free excerpt from Andy’s Fundamentals of Azure Data Factory course, Andy shows off some of his prowess with ADF with our listeners.

Jan 03 2019

13mins

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Rank #8: Audrey Hammonds on Women in Tech, COBOL, and the #SQLFamily

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In this episode, Frank and Andy catch up with Audrey Hammonds, the other half of the Data Chix duo.

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Sponsor: Enterprise Data & Analytics

Notable Quotes

Frank’s cold/allergies ([1:00])
Andy is now Enterprise Data & Analytics‘ Chief Data Engineer ([2:00])
Frank wants to be more like Buck Woody ([3:00])
Innovative Architects ([3:50])
Hurricane Irma disrupted Data Driven! ([5:00])
Data Chix ([5:20])
Palm Beach Tech Association ([5:45])
Audrey lives at the beach ([8:00])
Audrey escaped COBOL… ([9:50])
… and learned Oracle in the Air Force ([12:00])
On COBOL… ([13:00])
Audrey studied Bio-Medical Engineering in college ([14:30])
On building toys for children with prosthetics… ([15:15])
“I’m right here!” – Andy ([17:20])
On Andy’s phone calls… ([17:35])
“I’ve been trapped in here with me for decades, and I am not impressed.” ([21:45])
On Women if Tech… ([23:00])
Being a woman in IT… “It’s a double-edged sword” ([25:20])
Microsoft Flow ([27:00])
“If you don’t like learning, this is a terrible field…” – Frank ([28:15])
We are constantly learning… ([29:00])
Weaponized hacking ([30:00])
Shoutout to the Frank and Andy show about Elon Musk ([32:40])
Data is the new oil ([33:30])
Audrey is putting PowerBI in SPACE! ([36:00])
Movie reference: Hackers ([39:30])
Book Reference: Wheel of Time ([40:30])
Book Reference: Paradox Bound ([41:15])
Book Reference: Ready Player One ([42:00])
Sci-fi television reference: Stargate ([44:00])
Sci-fi television reference: Battlestar Gallactica ([44:30])
Back to school for Audrey! ([45:30])
Randy Dyess’ first sci-fi book: First Contact: Spider Wars: Book 1 ([49:00])
Mark Russinovich’s book: Zero Day ([50:00])
“I don’t always know what I’m doing.” ([53:00])
“Be ready to fail many, many, many, many times before you get it right.” ([54:00])
#SqlFamily shoutout ([56:45])

Dec 01 2017

59mins

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Rank #9: Trey Johnson on ETL, Data, and Fixing Up Old Cars

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In this episode of Data Driven, Frank and Andy talk to Trey Johnson about ETL, Data, and fixing up old cars.

Jan 15 2019

40mins

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Rank #10: *Deep Dive* SSIS, Data Integration Life-cycle Management

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In this Deep Dive, Frank and Andy delve into the depths of Data Integration and SQL Server Integration Service.

Mar 10 2018

1hr 7mins

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Rank #11: *DataPoint* Just Jump In

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While on the drive back from the inaugural Azure Data Fest Atlanta, Andy pauses and reflects on what it takes to get into Data Science, AI, and Data Engineering in 2018.

Aug 21 2018

3mins

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Rank #12: *DataPoint* Allergies and Outliers

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Andy is suffering from seasonal allergies but the allergy meter says pollen is low. What gives? Outliers. That’s what.

Here’s the bar chart to which Andy refers:

Here’s a pollen heat map:

Apr 24 2018

2mins

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Rank #13: Frank and Andy on Reinforcement Learning, Audiobooks, and Keto

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Frank and Andy sync up before a big internal conference and some goodies that Andy’s working on.

Jul 17 2018

51mins

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Rank #14: *DataPoint* The Unbreakable Kim Schmidt

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While in Vegas, I caught up with my former DataLeader pal, Kim Schmidt to talk about her new book, advanced analytics, and why Microsoft, Google, and Amazon are the Ford, GM, and Chrysler of the 21st century.

Jul 21 2018

4mins

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Rank #15: *DataPoint* Frank and Andy in the Same Place, Big Plans for Season 3, and is Frank the Forrest Gump of Data Science

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Frank and Andy are in the same place for the first time in a while, so they meet up to plan season 3 of Data Driven.

Jun 15 2019

14mins

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Rank #16: William McKnight on Data Strategy and Leadership

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Sponsor: Enterprise Data & Analytics
McKnight Consulting Group

Notable Quotes

On strategy and leadership… ([7:00])
“Business strategy is really about data strategy” ([7:45])
It takes a team ([10:30])
On AI: “We’re only barely tapping into the possibilities…” ([12:00])
Interviewing at IBM ([12:45])
“…data as its own discipline, it’s not a drag-along to applications.” ([14:45])
William is active! ([16:00])
AI is the coolest thing ([17:30])
Growing meat, prescription errors ([19:00])
On McKnight Consulting Group ([21:20])
@WilliamMcKnight
“Be a leader.” ([25:50])

Jun 26 2018

27mins

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Rank #17: *DataPoint* 50,000 Downloads and Databricks Training

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Frank and Andy are in the same place for the first time in a while and they have a special announcement: the show has reached 50,000 downloads in just under one year.

Thank you for supporting the show. You rock!

May 15 2018

11mins

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Rank #18: *DataPoint* Meagan Longoria on Accessibility in PowerBI

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Andy speaks with Meagan Longoria about the importance of creating accessible reports in PowerBI, SQL Pass and more.

May 08 2018

6mins

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Rank #19: Anders Schneiderman on Why We Need to Prepare Communities for the Future of Work

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In this episode, Frank and Andy talk to Anders Schneiderman (LinkedIn), founder of Makers All and author of a report titled How to Help Communities Transform Emerging Tech So They Can Shape Their Destinies.

May 09 2019

1hr 8mins

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Rank #20: Steven Fowler on IoT, Agriculture, and Philanthropy

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In this show, Frank and Andy talk to Steven Fowler about his recent award for implementing an IoT solution that may change agriculture and nutrition forever.

Show notes coming soon. We blame the eclipse.

Aug 22 2017

42mins

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