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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.
 
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Stats + Stories

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Stats + Stories

The Stats + Stories Team

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Statistics need Stories to give them meaning. Stories need Statistics to give them credibility. Every Thursday John Bailer, Richard Campbell and Rosemary Pennington get together with a new, interesting guest to bring you the Statistics behind the Stories and the Stories behind the Statistics.
 
Are you a researcher or data scientist / analyst / ninja? Do you want to learn Bayesian inference, stay up to date or simply want to understand what Bayesian inference is? Then this podcast is for you! You'll hear from researchers and practitioners of all fields about how they use Bayesian statistics, and how in turn YOU can apply these methods in your modeling workflow. When I started learning Bayesian methods, I really wished there were a podcast out there that could introduce me to the me ...
 
How can we best communicate the risks and the evidence on the most pressing issues of the day – from genetics and nutrition, to climate change and immigration? David Spiegelhalter is joined by the world’s top experts to tackle urgent, practical challenges which affect us all.
 
Life lessons from the smartest people on the planet. Including guests like Dr Jordan Peterson, Ryan Holiday, James Clear, Robert Greene, Aubrey Marcus, Seth Godin, Douglas Murray, Michael Malice, James Smith, Dr David Sinclair, Mark Manson and more.
 
A show about the perilous state of the Golden State—and what that means for you, wherever you live. California is the hothouse lab of the Left, the nation-state creating the statist policies, art, and lifestyles of the future – and generating the political dollars to make them a reality in a community near you. Hosts Will Swaim (California Policy Center) and David Bahnsen (The Bahnsen Group, Fox Business News commentator, conservative activist) beam this weekly show internationally, from mos ...
 
Join host Clint Emerson - retired US Navy SEAL (including 10 years as member of the elite SEAL Team Six), New York Times Bestselling Author of 100 Deadly Skills, and a pretty sick and twisted interviewer – as he explores hypothetical life-threatening situations with a touch of dark humor and asks a simple question: CAN YOU SURVIVE THIS PODCAST? From earthquakes to home invasions... tsunamis to global pandemics... each episode puts you smack in the middle of a new disaster scenario and provid ...
 
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Something You Should Know

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Something You Should Know

Mike Carruthers / OmniCast Media / Cumulus Podcast Network

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Sometimes all it takes is one little fact or one little piece of wisdom to change your life forever. That's the purpose and the hope of "Something You Should Know." In each episode, host Mike Carruthers interviews top experts in their field to bring you fascinating information and advice to help you save time and money, advance in your career, become wealthy, improve your relationships and help you simply get more out of life. In addition, Mike uncovers and shares short, engaging pieces of " ...
 
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Casual Inference

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Casual Inference

Lucy D'Agostino McGowan and Ellie Murray

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Keep it casual with the Casual Inference podcast. Your hosts Lucy D'Agostino McGowan and Ellie Murray talk all things epidemiology, statistics, data science, causal inference, and public health. Sponsored by the American Journal of Epidemiology.
 
Everyday for your entire life, you've been force fed garbage, and you're expected to take it with a smile! Now is the time to stop those pesky schools, social media, and news networks from leading you off a cliff into an eternal sleep. Wake up today! Open your mind to the world, as real people fill you in on The Statist Quo! Join our host Matt, an Iraq War veteran and ex-convict. If a former, enthusiastic cog in the war machine can break away from the statist quo mentality, then so can you! ...
 
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Quantitude

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Quantitude

Greg Hancock & Patrick Curran

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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.
 
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ASA Biopharm's Podcast

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ASA Biopharm's Podcast

American Statistical Association (ASA) Biopharm. Section

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In this podcast series sponsored by Biopharmaceutical Section of American Statistical Association, key opinion leaders from pharmaceutical industry and regulatory agencies talk about upcoming statistical conferences and events, and discuss current issues in Biopharmaceutical statistics.
 
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Eh Sayers

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Eh Sayers

Statistics Canada

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Listen to the Eh Sayers podcast to meet the people behind the data and explore the stories behind the numbers. Join us as we meet with experts from Statistics Canada and from across the nation to ask and answer the questions that matter to Canadians.
 
Adam Carolla & Dr. Drew Pinsky reunite the partnership that made Loveline a wild success and cultural touchstone. In each episode Adam and Drew take uncensored, nothing-off-limits, calls about sex, drug, medical and relationship issues. Dr. Drew brings the medicine while Adam's comedy and rants are the spoonful of sugar to make it go down.
 
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Unbiased Science

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Unbiased Science

Vital Statistics Consulting

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Dr. Jessica Steier, a public-health expert, and Dr. Andrea Love, an immunology expert, are the hosts of Unbiased Science, a podcast devoted to objective, critical appraisal of available evidence on health-related topics relevant to listeners’ daily lives.
 
Digital Politics with Karen Jagoda is a non-partisan podcast featuring thought leaders and industry pioneers with insights about innovative approaches to political campaigns, voter engagement, mobilization, fundraising, persuasion, and GOTV. Topics include the power of mobile devices, leveraging social networks, message testing and targeting, cross-media advertising, grassroots organizing, and big data.
 
Thomas J. DiLorenzo strips away the vast apparatus of establishment propaganda and exposes the government smokescreen. No statist lies are safe from his scrutiny. In his straightforward and methodical approach to uncovering truths of freedom, liberty has a champion. Narrated by Harold L. Fritsche.
 
The Quote of The Day Show is your daily dose of inspiration, featuring the best-of-the-best speakers and prosperity teachers. Each episode spotlights an inspiring quote and 5-10 minute motivational audio clip to help you live a life you love. Featured speakers include Bob Proctor, Lisa Nichols, Tony Robbins, Les Brown, Jim Rohn, and more. Hosted by entrepreneur and money mindset expert Sean Croxton. Follow Sean on IG, Twitter, and FB at @seancroxton. Also, subscribe to his interview podcast, ...
 
The Gapminder Foundation is a Fact Tank, working for a better world by promoting a fact based view. Our GAPCASTs are web-based, short talks on issues concerning global development, shot against a blue screen with our presentation tools as background. Gapminder Foundation is non-profit foundation, based in Sweden and chaired by professor Hans Rosling.
 
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You know I love epistemology — the study of how we know what we know. It was high time I dedicated a whole episode to this topic. And what better guest than Aubrey Clayton, the author of the book Bernoulli's Fallacy: Statistical Illogic and the Crisis of Modern Science. I’m in the middle of reading it, and it’s a really great read! Aubrey is a math…
 
On today’s show, we discuss the Timberwolves 43-point victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday night and what has been behind what is now a three-game winning streak. From Anthony Edwards’ explosive first quarter fueling the Wolves on a quiet night from Karl-Anthony Towns, to how Jarred Vanderbilt’s inspirational play is beginning to render e…
 
Rob Orchard is a journalist and the co-founder and editor of Delayed Gratification Magazine. Journalism isn't working. Media outlets are more concerned with being first than being right and stories are built to create outrage rather than insight. Customers aren't happy with this setup, so Rob and his team began a Slow Journalism project which focus…
 
This is a very popular episode from last year’s series and is an introduction to the heart and soul of management using the Hubbard Management System. You cannot know too much about this subject, so don’t brush this off, especially since it is the perfect set up for a brand-new episode being brought to you in a couple of days.…
 
Every year the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) releases a report on crime statistics it gathers through the Unified Crime Reporting Program (UCR.) But what do those statistics mean to communities doing the work around criminal justice reform? How important is the language when discussing criminal justice reform? L. Joy welcomes DeAnna Hoskin…
 
On today’s show, Dane reacts to the Atlanta Hawks scorching the short-handed Timberwolves with 25 made 3s in an 11-point victory. We talk injuries, the Hawks exploiting the Wolves defense, and the Wolves season-long epidemic of no one on the team outside of Karl-Anthony Towns being able to hit 3s at a high clip. — Playing without Patrick Beverley a…
 
Louise Linton is a screenwriter, director, producer, actress, and philanthropist. She plays a serial killer in her film “Me You Madness,” a comedy which she wrote, directed and starred in. She recently completed filming on her latest role in the psychological thriller, "Out of Hand" in which she stars opposite Billy Baldwin. She is married to Steve…
 
Lisa Nichols is back on stage to share a powerful story about visualization, intention, and Oprah. In life there will be plenty of “buts” that land on your path. However, you can’t let the buts get in the way of your greatness. Keep going. Source: Get Radical 2012 - Lisa Nichols Want ad-free episodes? Visit your App Store and download the Stitcher …
 
"What does a quant career look like?" The simple answer...they are all different. The long answer has to do with understanding goals and deciding whether or not you want to stay an individual contributor or become a manager. The higher up the corporate ladder you go, the less quant work you'll do. I'm trying to do both but at times I feel like I am…
 
In today's episode, Greg and Patrick talk about the rich array of models for testing hypotheses about mutual influences between people within a dyadic relationship. Along the way they also mention bones to pick, red herrings, bad influences, cow nutrition, playing both sides of the ball, Deion Sanders, the mind's eye, it's not me it's you, backgrou…
 
Now that Major League Baseball’s Collective Bargaining Agreement has expired, Alex and Bobby are taking some time to break down key concepts that will be on the table in the coming weeks and months and examine what’s at stake for each side. This week, they do a deep dive on the competitive balance tax, looking at its initial aims to address parity …
 
How many times have you opened up a new box with electronics or shoes or maybe even some beef jerky and found one of those silica gel packs? If you look closely, they usually have warnings not to eat them - that doing so could be hazardous to your health. So, what exactly would happen if you did eat one of them? Just how dangerous are they? This ep…
 
On today’s Motivation Monday episode, Eric Thomas implores men to be men — to put away childish things, to step up, to take responsibility, to work for their families, and to build a legacy. Stop being a boy. Accept your manhood. Be a man. Source: Eric Thomas | Get To Work (Motivational) Want ad-free episodes? Visit your App Store and download the …
 
Adam and Dr. Drew open the show talking about a recent word brought up on Adam's 'Truth Yeller' comedy special: Tiki. This leads to a larger conversation about 'leisure culture' and how that has morphed in our society as time moves forward. They also discuss Dr. Oz getting into politics and some of the 'protection' certain politicians feel they hav…
 
Jamie Metzl is a futurist, geopolitical expert and Founder and Chair of the global social movement OneSharedWorld. The war between East and West is unfolding in front of our eyes. From Chinese land grabs in the South China Sea to bugged electronics and squeezed trade sanctions, tensions seem to be rising below the surface. Expect to learn what Chin…
 
There are four items that when handled make life a dream, and when they are not life, per Mr. Hubbard, becomes “hard, sweating work”. Most of us don’t mind hard work, but it is the work created by these four points that causes the stress that makes you sweat with the kind of work you DON’T want. But the good news is that they are EASILY handled!…
 
In this episode Lucy D'Agostino McGowan and Ellie Murray chat about their Spotify Wrapped for Casual Inference, and Ellie Murray talks about causal inference for complex data with the University of Michigan's epidemiology department. Follow along on Twitter: The American Journal of Epidemiology: @AmJEpi Ellie: @EpiEllie Lucy: @LucyStats Slide link:…
 
People often listen to music while they are working because they believe it helps concentrate and possibly makes them more productive. Does it? This episode begins by exploring which, if any kind of music can help your concentration and productivity. https://www.businessinsider.com/10-minute-trick-to-boost-your-productivity-2016-1 Are you suggestib…
 
Rob Pope is an ultra endurance runner and an author. For 20 years, Forrest Gump's famous route across America 5 times has stood as pure fiction. Not only had no one completed it, but many runners claimed it would be physically impossible and that the punishing 15,000 miles would claim any athlete who attempted it. Then Rob came along. Expect to lea…
 
The bipartisan infrastructure bill, Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, has been signed into law by President Biden. That takes care of roads, bridges, and broadband, but how do we invest in people? The Build Back Better bill, that just passed the House and is on its way to the Senate, is a framework to do just that. If BBB is passed, how do we…
 
Martin Diego Garcia is the Vice President of Training and Strategic Planning at The Campaign Workshop and a seasoned political and advocacy expert. We talk about: Lessons learned from the virtual space to expand voter outreach efforts online as well as in-person in 2022 The increasing demand for training for those participating in political and adv…
 
On today’s Finance Friday episode, Rabbi Daniel Lapin, author of Thou Shall Prosper: Ten Commandments for Making Money, reveals 5 keys that will put you on the escalator to success. If you think you don’t have time to do these things, you’re wrong! YOU HAVE TIME. Stop watching Netflix. Temporarily disable your Instagram account. Turn off notificati…
 
Adam and Dr. Drew open the show with a broad discussion about the reach of the media and how the fight is portrayed by the media as opposed to how it exists in reality. They also hear from a caller out of Brooklyn who was surprised when he went to get a burrito and was forced to produce not just his vaccine card but also his picture ID. As the show…
 
Contact: dbahnsen@thebahnsengroup.com will@calpolicycenter.org Follow Us: @DavidBahnsen @WillSwaim @TheRadioFreeCA Show Notes How OC Weekly’s founding editor turned conservative libertarian firebrand California progressives threaten Feinstein over filibuster House Dem budget bill includes tax break for union dues COVID stimulus saved state and loca…
 
There's so much data out there about COVID-19 it can be hard to make sense of it all. Over the last year, a couple of statisticians have been working to help the readers of the Guardian, get a handle on the numbers. Dr. Anthony Masters and Sir David John Spiegelhalter have a new book out based on their weekly blog titled COVID by the Numbers, which…
 
On today’s show, we react to the Timberwolves bruising at the hands of the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night. And as the Wolves cool off, we take a look at some of the underlying issues that have been brushed over during the Wolves hot run over the past few weeks. Topics include: — Why are the Wolves again a below-average 3-point shooting team?…
 
Something is probably missing in your old holiday photos. In fact, the older you get, the more you notice what’s not in them and you really regret it. This episode begins with that missing ingredient in your older pictures and advice on how to make sure you don’t make the same mistake with your holiday photos from now on. Source: Cheryl Lightle aut…
 
Rev. Ike is back onstage to remind you that it’s not your job to know HOW you’ll accomplish the goal. Your job is to decide on the WHAT. Plus, find out why you must be selective about who you share your goals with. Source: Stop Praying for What You Don't Have! - Rev. Ike's The Power of Money Seminar, Part 12 Want ad-free episodes? Visit your App St…
 
Scott Capurro is a comedian, writer and an actor. I needed some advice for how to survive my first thanksgiving in America and also to try and make sense of what I've been seeing since I've been out here. Scott started shouting about the British but I think he tried his best to help. Expect to learn why Scott got banned from Australian TV, why the …
 
Hilary and Roger follow up on Zillow, talk about negotiation in data science, and discuss the title of data scientist. Show Notes: WSJ Article on Zillow Support us on Patreon Roger on Twitter Hilary on Twitter Get the Not So Standard Deviations book Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts Subscribe to the podcast on Google Play Find past episode…
 
On today’s episode, Kobe Bryant talks about the role of mediation in his mental and physical performance. Plus, he shares how he used practice to motivate and elevate the performance of his teammates. Source: Kobe Bryant Interview | Mamba Mentality | USC Performance Science Institute Want ad-free episodes? Visit your App Store and download the Stit…
 
Adam and Dr. Drew open the show exploring in detail the lyrics and ideas behind one of John Lennon's biggest hits and what the reality of his lyrics would look like if applied to the practical world. This leads to a conversation about the differences between 'takers' and 'makers' and how they function in our society. Turning to the phones next they…
 
On today's show, Dane is joined by Britt Robson of MinnPost to discuss the Wolves recent hot streak that has taken them over-.500 through winning seven of their last 8 games. Dane and Britt discuss the factors that have generated a greater belief in this team this season and the room they still have to grow. A lot of discussion about D'Angelo Russe…
 
On today’s show, we react to the Timberwolves win over the Indiana Pacers on Monday night, the seventh win in their last eight games. A Wolves team that just doesn’t seem to willingly give away games the Old Wolves might have. How this Wolves team is not letting go of the rope. Topics discussed include: — How the diversity of the Wolves firepower a…
 
John Nores became a game warden for the California Department of Fish and Wildlife in 1992. In 2005 John promoted to Lieutenant, continuing his mission to protect and defend our nation’s wildlife resources. Nores has investigated environmental crime and wildlife resource destruction for the last 28 years and was awarded the Governor’s Medal of Valo…
 
Luvvie Ajayi Jones, author of Professional Troublemaker, gives us a lesson on discerning fake news from facts. Read beyond the headlines. Use the Google. Use fact-checkers to debunk misinformation. Be willing to search for what’s real and to tell the truth, even when it makes your voice shake. Source: The Importance of Truth Telling Now, Luvvie Aja…
 
Patrick and Greg have an in-depth conversation with Derek Briggs, from the University of Colorado, about his new book exploring the fascinating and at times uncomfortable history of measurement and the people who helped develop methods we still use today. Along the way they also mention: outsourcing parenting, where do babies come from, hearing col…
 
Often we focus on models so much that we forget they aren't perfect. There is a strong need for a validation team to check the work of model development. However this leads to disagreements between teams. There are many factors that play into this which include technical limitations, limitations of employee education and experience, usage limitatio…
 
Timestamps (02:13) Prukalpa discussed her upbringing in India and studying Engineering at the Nanyang Tech University in Singapore. (03:52) Prukalpa shared the key learnings from her summer internship as an Investment Banking Analyst at Goldman Sachs. (05:37) Prukalpa went over the seed idea for SocialCops (Read her Quora answer on the fundraising …
 
If you happened to have listened to the episode last week, I was talking about when to take our masks off. You may remember me saying something like “these assumptions may change” or “take them off after your entire household is vaccinated.” Well...assumptions changed. Let's go visit Battle Station: Omicron. Support the show (https://www.patreon.co…
 
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