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The Data Skeptic Podcast features interviews and discussion of topics related to data science, statistics, machine learning, artificial intelligence and the like, all from the perspective of applying critical thinking and the scientific method to evaluate the veracity of claims and efficacy of approaches.
 
A podcast dedicated to all things quantitative, ranging from the relevant to the highly irrelevant. Co-hosts Patrick Curran and Greg Hancock talk about serious statistical topics, but without taking themselves too seriously. Think: CarTalk hi-jacked by the two grumpy old guys from the Muppets, grousing about quantitative methods, statistics, and data analysis, all presented to you with the production value of a 6th grade school project. But in a good way.
 
In each episode I endeavour to know more and think better by interviewing knowledgeable guests about fascinating topics. I have an insatiable curiosity about many areas, including politics, economics, philosophy, history, literature, psychology, religion, and different branches of science such as neuroscience, biology, and physics. Regardless of subject matter, I hope to promote critical thinking, Enlightenment values, and the scientific method. Please join me on this journey as we engage an ...
 
Thinking Critically is a podcast brought to you by Intelligent Speculation and hosted by Jonathan Maloney, which provides individuals with the tools necessary to become a Critical Thinker. Informal logic (i.e., argument types, validity, soundness, logical fallacies, etc.), cognitive biases, mental models, and the scientific method along with other science related topics are all explained in detail and at a level that is accessible to anyone with a high school education. Intelligent Speculati ...
 
This podcast's purpose is to bring together the field of neuroprosthetics / brain machine interfaces / brain implants in an understandable conversation about the current topics and breakthroughs. We hope to complement scientific papers on new neural research in an easy, digestable way. Innovators and professionals can share thoughts or ideas to facilitate 'idea sex' to make the field of brain implants a smaller and more personal space.
 
The scientific method is empirical, rigorous, and continuous. We are two university students who have been trained to use and live by this method. Our aim of the podcast is to invoke interest, educate, and converse about important topics in science; past, present, and future. We hope you join us in this learning experience that can be as fun as it is interesting.
 
Dr. Trevor Kashey can teach any intelligent person how to apply the scientific method so that they can be rational and constructive with themselves, other people, and the lives they lead. For over 15 years now, Dr. Trevor Kashey helps people just like you transform their minds, bodies, and lives - guiding them to feel good, and look great... by thinking straighter! Dr. Kashey's community regularly produces life-changing transformations resulting in 8 figure businesses, gold medals, and metri ...
 
Hear from the leading experts in bioinformatics and other closely related fields. Topics discussed include computational biology, biotechnology, computer science, genetics, synthetic biology, math, statistics, and more. You can also find discussions on topics related to the scientific career field. For example, exploring career path options in science, or highlighting important skill sets such as writing and public speaking.
 
Curious about the possible therapeutic benefits of plant and psychedelic medicines? The Plant Medicine Podcast with Dr. Lynn Marie Morski has you covered with the latest in scientific research, medical practices, and legal developments involving these substances and their incredible therapeutic potential. Covering the full range of plant/psychedelic/entheogenic therapies, including CBD, cannabis/marijuana, MDMA, psilocybin, ketamine, LSD, ayahuasca, ibogaine and more, this podcast serves as ...
 
Learn how to systematically and consistently create profound innovation. Break through traditional thinking! Scott Amyx is a globally renowned expert in product innovation that integrates exponential technologies, out-of-the-box thinking and proven science and research methodologies to create breakthrough new innovations for organizations. On his Forbes column and now on this podcast, he shares research-based best practices on how to generate profound, new-to-the-world innovations that have ...
 
The Science behind the Wim Hof Method | Dina and Matthias Wittfoth both majored in Psychology and hold PhDs in Neuroscience. They are avid fans of the Wim Hof Method which has helped them to take their lives to a new level both personally as well as professionally. This podcast is for you if you are eager to learn more about the scientific facts behind the Wim Hof Method from an educated and reliable source. Join us and find out why guided breathing, cold exposure, and mental focus are so ex ...
 
Life's not easy for Doug Eiffel, the communications officer for the U.S.S. Hephaestus Research Station, currently on Day 448 of its orbit around red dwarf star Wolf 359. He's stuck on a scientific survey mission of indeterminate length, 7.8 light years from Earth. His only company on board the station are stern mission chief Minkowski, insane science officer Hilbert, and Hephaestus Station's sentient, often malfunctioning operating system Hera. He doesn't have much to do for his job other th ...
 
Has modern science made faith in God impossible? Does belief in miracles and traditional dogmas require us to deny scientific evidence, or abandon the scientific method? Does Schrodinger’s cat invalidate the principle of non-contradiction? The Catholic faith does not need to fear contemporary science. In fact, great believing minds have steered the scientific project until today, and still have much to say about the harmony of science and divine faith.
 
On the surface, this is a collection of surprising and unusual stories from the history of science. But Dan Riskin digs deeper. He draws connections between those stories and the challenges facing modern day medical researchers. It’s historical wisdom mixed with modern insight. Along the way we will learn how Neptune was discovered using math, why Fredrick Banting had to sell his car, and what scientific mistake sent Joseph Sledge to prison for three decades. We will explore the idea of a “E ...
 
Science isn’t as black and white as the media often portrays it. Join millennial science educator and justice advocate Sarina Farb for nuanced, honest, and holistic conversations exploring the gray areas of science and ethics in society. If you like doing your own critical thinking and are tired of censorship, corporate bias, and politicized science, this is the podcast for you! The Science is Gray podcast takes a critical look at the intersection of science, ethics, and public policy. Take ...
 
Focused on high achieving professionals and executives who want to be and stay more confident, consistent, motivated, energized and vital as they live, play, and work. The stakes are high for them and they have many responsibilities, yet little time so they're constantly managing competing demands. Our solution is called Power Paradigm and we have a very profound, practical, real, scientific and spiritual method that trains them on BEING Powerful. While they're well trained in leadership, co ...
 
Science Fiction is speculative literature that generally explores the consequences of ideas which are roughly consistent with nature and scientific method, but are not facts of the author’s contemporary world. The stories often represent philosophical thought experiments presented in entertaining ways. Protagonists typically “think” rather than “shoot” their way out of problems, but the definition is flexible because there are no limits on an author’s imagination. The reader-selected stories ...
 
We explore the unknown with a scientific lens. Great scientists and philosophers of the past spent a lot of time studying the mystic Arts and Sciences. Today, science has lost its Humanity and this innate curiosity. With Mystic science we are bringing back the Curiosity and exploring the unknown using the scientific method. Welcome to the discussion, feel free to suggest topics.
 
What’s the most efficient way to become an expert? Is it possible to learn something without trying? How do you use the scientific method in everyday life? Can you “nudge” someone to make more optimal choices? In this series, we offer a variety of tools to help you learn and remember information for longer, avoid self-deception, and value data over personal experience. Learn more at think101.org.
 
Welcome to the Mad in America podcast, a new weekly discussion that searches for the truth about psychiatric prescription drugs and mental health care worldwide. This podcast is part of Mad in America’s mission to serve as a catalyst for rethinking psychiatric care. We believe that the current drug-based paradigm of care has failed our society and that scientific research, as well as the lived experience of those who have been diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder, calls for profound change. ...
 
This is a story about humans as told by a god. The distant, secretive City of Sayn is renowned for fusing magic with the scientific method, drawing wealthy students from all across Three Scapes— including Lady Sharenna Birchwood and Prince Edrach Durille. These two childhood friends attend the same classes and exchange the same witticisms, but they aren’t there for the same reasons. That’s where the god comes in. www.threescapes.com
 
A scientist's view on alternative and cutting edge approaches to modern lifestyle and chronic disorders. Unpacking the mind body connection and sharing motivational conversations with alternative practitioners, scientific experts, physicians and inspirational individuals to empower you to live healthy for longer. Disclaimer: The information provided in the following podcasts is provided as educational content only and does not constitute medical advice. Please consult with your registered he ...
 
New scientific medical discovery in Islamic method of (Animal slaughter) and without the use of any stunning method: Today we stand before the medical fact of pronouncing "in the Name of God, Allah is Greater" over slaughtered animal when slaughtering. It is mentioned in a unique scientific research project unveiled by a group of Professors, physicians and scientists. They have fought deadly germs through science, driving away the darkness of ignorance and superstition. They have also remove ...
 
The amazing world of running you didn't know existed, from a marathon club in San Quentin State Penitentiary to racing 350 miles, unaided with only 8% vision, to setting up a girl's running club in Afghanistan, reprobates David Hellard & Jody Raynsford bring you the world's most interesting running stories, its most incredible runners, presented by some of its worst. A funny, light-hearted look at running that's not afraid to laugh at itself and at you.
 
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This talk was delivered in June 2021 at the third annual Thomistic Philosophy and Natural Science Symposium, on "Chance and Indeterminacy in the Natural World."For information on upcoming events, please visit our website at www.thomisticinstitute.org.Prof. Steve Snyder is an associate professor of philosophy at Christendom College. He earned his ba…
 
Today we discuss the brutal murder Ramon Novarro, an MGM sex symbol who acted opposite such legends as Joan Crawford, Greta Garbo, Norma Shearer and Myrna Loy. Visit GreenChef.com/ahp100 and use code "AHP100" to get $100 off including free shipping on your first box. Check out Drizly.com for all of your alcohol delivery needs and use code SPICE5 fo…
 
Patrick and Greg talk about the potential advantages and disadvantages of alternative approaches to analyzing two time-point data. They discuss traditional models for raw and residualized change scores, and describe how each of these remains baked into the soul of contemporary models for repeated measures data. Along the way they also mention: 24 i…
 
Dr Justin Sanchez is a Life Sciences Research Technical Fellow at Batelle but before that he was Director of Biological Technologies office at DARPA. Top 3 Takeaways "You'll never be able to establish your academic career unless you go and move to another place. I'm like, guys, this doesn't make any sense to me. What's most important is to do great…
 
Steve Rosenberg is the Chief of Surgery at the National Cancer Institute, a position he has held continuously for the past 47 years. Steve is a pioneer in the field of immunotherapies for cancer and a recipient of nearly every major award in science. In this episode, Steve discusses his inspiration for devoting his career to cancer research and des…
 
For this episode I was delighted to be joined by Dr. Roman Yampolskiy, a professor of Computer Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Louisville. Few scholars have devoted as much time to seriously exploring the myriad of threats potentially inhering in the development of highly intelligent artificial machinery than Dr. Yampolskiy, w…
 
Do you live with a stubborn mule? Is it hard to get along with people in your household, or do you just struggle with confrontation in general? Can’t tell if you’re a pushover or the other person is just stubborn, or are you the stubborn mule? Here are 5 steps on how to properly compromise, communicate, and implement changes.…
 
This talk was delivered in June 2021 at the Third Annual Thomistic Philosophy and Natural Science Symposium, "Chance and Indeterminacy in the Natural World."Access the handout here: https://tinyurl.com/jht8abjaFor information on upcoming events, please visit our website at www.thomisticinstitute.org.About the speaker: Dr. John Brunghardt is an assi…
 
In this podcast from the Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute, Carol Smith, a senior research scientist in human-machine interaction, and Jonathan Spring, a senior vulnerability researcher, discuss the hidden sources of bias in artificial intelligence (AI) systems and how systems developers can raise their awareness of bias, mi…
 
This talk was delivered in June 2021 at the Third Annual Thomistic Philosophy and Natural Science Symposium, "Chance and Indeterminacy in the Natural World."For information on upcoming events, please visit our website at www.thomisticinstitute.org.About the speaker: Prof. Michael Gorman is Ordinary Professor of Philosophy at the Catholic University…
 
In this episode, Jonathan is speaking with Dr. Patrick Maloney about the delta variant, vaccine misinformation, and reaching herd immunity.They discuss:•The delta variant and its implications on global public health; particularly in the U.S. •While breakthrough infections are occurring due to the delta variant, vaccines are still very effective at …
 
This lecture was delivered for the Civitas Dei Summer Fellowship on 6/17/2021. Slides for this lecture can be found at: tinyurl.com/k2f6372dFor information on upcoming events, please visit our website at www.thomisticinstitute.org.About the Speaker:Prof. Philip Bess (University of Notre Dame) lectures widely, and is the author of numerous articles …
 
Three years ago I made the switch to student-centered learning for my virtual chemistry classroom. When I did, I felt as discouraged by fear as I did invigorated by a change toward what I deeply believed was something better, something so much more meaningful and impactful to the lives of my students. I did not believe my students would cooperate. …
 
This lecture was delivered for the Civitas Dei Summer Fellowship on 6/17/2021.For information on upcoming events, please visit our website at www.thomisticinstitute.org.About the Speaker:Thomas Hibbs is currently Distinguished Professor of Ethics & Culture and Dean of the Honors College at Baylor University. He is the author of books including Virt…
 
Today we talk the life and death of one of America’s top pinup girls, Jayne Mansfield, who died a horrible and violent death. It’s a story with everything – a brainy beauty, publicity stunts, a mysterious death, a Satanic curse, a haunted house and well, boobs. Visit GreenChef.com/ahp100 and use code "AHP100" to get $100 off including free shipping…
 
Greg and Patrick discuss Principal Components Analysis: what it is, what it absolutely isn't, and what kind of cool things it can do in its own right. Along the way, they discuss Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, the division symbol, Spider Pig, croissants & skewers, doing a nickel in the big house, jumping the starter solenoid, Ptolemy the Weenie, two …
 
Try Martial Arts on Rails -- the easiest gym management software you'll ever use -- 30 days FREE, no credit card or sales call required: combatlearning.com/rails --- Join the email list now: combatlearning.com/newsletter --- My guest today is Daniel Marino, a 4th dan in tang soo do, and the founder of the Naihanchi Project. In part 1 of 2, Daniel a…
 
Dr Victor Pikov is the founder and CEO of Medipace, a sacral nerve stimulation neuromodulation company and VP of Technology at TRI, Trans Stimulation Incorporated. He also worked at Galvani, a joint venture between Google and GSK as well as working in academia before. Top 3 Takeaways "When you try to speak to potential investors who consider themse…
 
This lecture was delivered on June 16, 2021 as part of "Art, Meaning, & the Public Square," the Civitas Dei Summer Fellowship.For information on upcoming events, please visit our website at www.thomisticinstitute.org.About the Speaker:Born in New Hampshire, Father Reginald Lynch, O.P. entered the Dominican Province of St. Joseph in 2007, and was or…
 
In this “Ask Me Anything” (AMA) episode, Peter and Bob discuss the longevity benefits from greater cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) and greater muscle mass and strength. Conversely, they dive deep into the literature showing a rapid increase in morbidity and mortality risk as fitness levels decline with age. They also try to tease out the relative c…
 
Dan Riskin invites you to listen to season 2 of Inside the Breakthrough - How Science Comes to Life. This innovative series combines stories of the distant past with modern updates to get a better understanding of how science works. In season two we will explore the connections behind naming a new hormone, ridding a city of snakes, and battling Nap…
 
In this SEI Podcast in the “My Story in Computing” series, Rachel Dzombak discusses her journey integrating biomedical, mechanical, and civil engineering to her current leadership role at the SEI as digital transformation lead in artificial-intelligence (AI) engineering.By Dr. Rachel Dzombak
 
Do you prefer exercising in the morning or the evening? Do you wonder if one is better than the other? In this episode, Dr. Kashey talks about how exercising at different times of day affects appetite as well as food choices. While there is no magic involved, exercising in the morning vs. evening does yield varying results depending on an individua…
 
This lecture was delivered for the Civitas Dei Summer Fellowship on 6/16/2021. Slides for this lecture can be found at https://tinyurl.com/rue8mrvw.For information on upcoming events, please visit our website at www.thomisticinstitute.org.About the Speaker:Prof. Philip Bess (University of Notre Dame) lectures widely, and is the author of numerous a…
 
This lecture was delivered on June 15, 2021 as part of "Art, Meaning, & the Public Square," the Civitas Dei Summer Fellowship.For information on upcoming events, please visit our website at www.thomisticinstitute.org.About the Speaker:Born in New Hampshire, Father Reginald Lynch, O.P. entered the Dominican Province of St. Joseph in 2007, and was or…
 
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