Building a Machine Learning Company that Decodes Web Analytics, with Per Damgaard

The most important thing is to have an AI-enable infrastructure. It sounds very boring, but that was the learning that I got from the bank as well. It’s actually very easy for us to build the model, but what took a long time was to have the AI infrastructure that enables us to do so. Per: The most important thing is to have an AI-enable infrastructure. It sounds very boring,

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Why DataOps Matter

If you’re building a data product, these questions are likely occupying your mind: how do you get your customers to trust your data? How do you know your product’s something your customers will want? How do you produce those products more quickly without compromising accuracy? Today we talk with someone who has a lot of experience answering these questions. Ginette: If you’re building a data product, these questions are likely

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Drones and AI

We are joined by the host of podcast Commercial Drones FM, Ian Smith, who gives us a fascinating understanding of how drones are being used today and in the future. From petri-dish wielding drones that follow whales, to miniature drones working in warehouses, to thermal sensing drones in the mining industry—drones are starting to be used extensively and will continue to grow in the future. We go over the technology,

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Travel AI with Pana

Travel’s an interesting industry because it’s inherently global which makes it inherently complex, and it’s so behind other industries when it comes to innovative and advanced technology being applied. A great example of that is when you buy a ticket on an Expedia or Priceline, etc., it’s likely that 75% of the time that a fax is sent to the hotel to tell them that you’ll be staying there that

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The Patent Law Land Grab

Before the airplane 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? What’s the process? And what tools can help you and your team navigate the world of patents? Janal Kalis: It was like a black hole. Almost nothing

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Exposing 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 Perceptions Index, an index that ranks countries in order of perceived corruption. Find out how the organization sources the data, what an important bias is in that data, and how that data ultimately impacts the

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Data 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 dystopian dictator’s mouth. Some of them are actually nice. Probably because he didn’t write them. Join us on a discerning journey as two data scientists tackle Donald Trump’s Twitter account and, through

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No 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. Ginette: “I’m Ginette.” Curtis: “And I’m Curtis.” Ginette: “And you are listening to Data Crunch.” Curtis: “A podcast about how data and prediction shape our

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How to Succeed at IoT—Amid Increasing Complexity

The growth of the Internet of Things, or IoT, 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, and Daniel Elizalde gives us a peek into what the successful process looks like. For the full episode, listen by selecting the Play button above or by selecting this link, or you can also

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After 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. For the full episode, listen by selecting the Play button above or by selecting this link, or you can also listen to the podcast through Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher, and Overcast. Donate 15 Seconds If you liked this episode, please consider giving us

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