Best statistics podcasts we could find (Updated July 2018)
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Statistically Speaking is a sort of weekly podcast about, well, statistics. Sometimes. Join hosts Vinny and Casey as they converse, starting with a statistic and ending with...anything.
 
RJMetrics Co-Founder and COO Jake Stein chats with analysts, data scientists, and other data people from companies like Twitch, Vimeo, and Weebly.
 
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Lecture videos for Dr. Jerz's undergraduate Business Statistics course. Note: This podcast is "refreshed" each semester, meaning that I remove most episodes except the introductory episodes.I am not sure when, or if this course will be offered in the future, so its podcasts are uncertain right now.Note: I do try to improve the episodes as often as I can, so you might want to re-download episodes occasionally.
 
Introduction to Statistics
 
Statistics 2, 001|Spring 2012|UC Berkeley
 
The Department of Statistics at Oxford is a world leader in research including computational statistics and statistical methodology, applied probability, bioinformatics and mathematical genetics. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), Oxford's Mathematical Sciences submission was ranked overall best in the UK.This is an exciting time for the Department. We have now moved into our new home on St Giles and we are currently settling in.The new building provides improved lecture and te ...
 
Physics 416 Thermal and Statistical Physics Purdue University Textbook: Thermal Physics by Kittel and Kroemer Lectures follow the text fairly closely, so if you're joining us from iTunes, you might enjoy having a copy handy.
 
Originally created for the unit STA80006 Using R for Statistical Analysis, this series covers the use of the R statistical software. It includes R syntax, functions, data visualisation, descriptive statistics, statistical inference, RStudio, and Shiny. This series is licenced under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs License.
 
The Running Obstetrician will introduce regular podcasts on statistics related topics.
 
A fun and accessible way for analysts everywhere to learn and apply statistical methods.
 
Statistics 21, 001|Spring 2012|UC Berkeley
 
Australian Social Trends (AST) podcasts bring you short, easy listening highlights from the Australian Bureau of Statistics' latest release of the AST publication. Each quarterly release of AST contains several in depth articles, which cover many broad areas of social concern such as population, health, work and housing just to name a few. We aim to do this in an interesting and easy to understand way. Other aims of AST are to address current and perennial social concerns and to provide answ ...
 
Combinatorics and Statistical Mechanics
 
Mathematics and Statistics
 
Statistically Speaking is a podcast by Statista. It is an informative and lighthearted take on the world of data and statistics. Contributors provide insight through debate & discussion on topical statistics and reports released by Statista.
 
The health podcast series brings you highlights and data snapshots from the wide range of health data collected by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). The Health podcast will showcase this data in a series of short conversations that discuss Australia's health status following release of data from the suite of health surveys conducted by the ABS. The episodes will discuss a variety of topics, including health risk factors such as smoking and obesity, rates of physical activity and die ...
 
Discussion of the latest USDA agricultural production reports and news with NASS officials who collect and disseminate the statistics. The National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) conducts hundreds of surveys each year and issues nearly 500 national reports annually.
 
Discussion of the latest USDA agricultural production reports and news with NASS officials who collect and disseminate the statistics. The National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) conducts hundreds of surveys each year and issues nearly 500 national reports annually.
 
Podcast by Jim Babka
 
Video presentations (with audio) of Dave Brodbeck's class 'Psychology 3256 - Design and Analysis' from Algoma University. A course on ANOVA
 
One Mother Ends Childhood Obesity for All
 
The Economic Statistics Centre of Excellence provides ONS with research that addresses the challenges of measuring the modern economy, as recommended by Professor Sir Charles Bean in his Independent Review of UK Economics Statistics
 
Collaborative Statistics
 
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Mathematical and Statistical Approaches to Climate Modelling and Prediction
 
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Data Skeptic is a data science podcast exploring machine learning, statistics, artificial intelligence, and other data topics through short tutorials and interviews with domain experts.
 
The current generation of high-throughput genetic and genomic platforms, has had a great impact on biomedical research, and given new impetus to studies of molecular mechanisms of genetic disease, and to systems biology. The next big technological step forward is the advent of cheap, fast, sequencing platforms that will allow near-complete genome sequences to be quickly and affordably obtained from individual members of any species. Individual genomes from humans, their pathogens and model o ...
 
Talking to people who use maths in their work. Aiming to encourage further uptake of maths at A-level and beyond. brought to you by the Further Maths Support Programme. The FMSP supports students and teachers in England with mathematics, and you can find out more at furthermaths.org.uk. Hosts: Peter Rowlett (Nottingham Trent University) and Katie Steckles.
 
The Degenerate Football Statistics Podcast on VokalNow.com
 
Economics Detective Radio is a podcast about markets, ideas, institutions, and all things related to the field of economics. Episodes consist of long-form interviews, and are generally released on Fridays. Topics include economic theory, economic history, the history of thought, money, banking, finance, macroeconomics, public choice, Austrian economics, business cycles, health care, education, international trade, and anything else of interest to economists, students, and serious amateurs in ...
 
A veteran baseball writer and editor explores the world of books about baseball through interviews with today's best baseball authors.
 
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The Official Nylon Calculus Podcast. Covering statistics, analytics, and information to better objectively understand basketball.
 
Interviews with Mathematicians about their New Books
 
Extended and extra material for people that like Data Skeptic.
 
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Data Skeptic is a data science podcast exploring machine learning, statistics, artificial intelligence, and other data topics through short tutorials and interviews with domain experts.
 
Daily baseball statistical analysis and commentary
 
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Daily baseball statistical analysis and commentary
 
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We discuss R packages, techniques, code, useR conferences, and interview folks in the #rstats community.
 
Going into the subjects that can not be covered in a class or a book. You get a taste for them in a project during your time to earn your certification but you can never really grasp these concepts until you are flying alone.
 
Tim Harford and the More or Less team try to make sense of the statistics which surround us. From BBC Radio 4
 
Extended and extra material for people that like Data Skeptic.
 
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In the Fall of 2012, the election predictions from statistical and mathematical models were celebrated, and the pundits were quaking. We see professional sports management reflecting a *money-balled* analysis that is hoped will generate better informed decisions about personnel. We go to the grocery with rewards cards that are linked to coupons that are tuned to our particular historic purchasing patterns. Is it possible to understand what is going on behind the scenes in these stories? Does ...
 
transcripts from UCLA Stats 120B
 
The podcast from statisticians for statisticians to have a bigger impact at work. This podcast is sponsored by PSI - Promoting Statistical Insight. This podcast helps you to grow your leadership skills, learn about ongoing discussions in the scientific community, build you knowledge about the health sector and be more efficient at work. This podcast helps statisticians at all levels with and without management experience. It is targeted towards the health, but lots of topics will be importan ...
 
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Daily baseball statistical analysis and commentary
 
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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My guest today is Roman Yampolskiy, computer scientist and AI safety researcher. He is the author of multiple books, including Artificial Superintelligence: A Futuristic Approach. He is also the editor of the forthcoming volume Artificial Intelligence Safety and Security, featuring contributions from many leading AI safety researchers. We discu ...…
 
How much better are the pros than the rest of us and how effective is slipstreaming?
 
How does fake news get spread online? Its not just a matter of manipulating search algorithms. The social platforms for sharing play a major role in the distribution of fake news. But how significant of an impact can there be? How significantly can bots influence the spread of fake news? In this episode, Kyle interviews Filippo Menczer, Profess ...…
 
How does fake news get spread online? Its not just a matter of manipulating search algorithms. The social platforms for sharing play a major role in the distribution of fake news. But how significant of an impact can there be? How significantly can bots influence the spread of fake news? In this episode, Kyle interviews Filippo Menczer, Profess ...…
 
Ben Lindbergh and Jeff Sullivan banter about beard grooming, the indy-league exploits of Rafael Palmeiro, Patrick Palmeiro, and the Chinese national team, the Padres-Indians trade involving Brad Hand, Adam Cimber, and Francisco Mejía, the Orioles’ commitment to rebuilding, post-publication regrets about articles, the worst example of umpiring t ...…
 
Ben Lindbergh and Jeff Sullivan break down the five-for-one deal that sent Manny Machado to Los Angeles, discussing the players changing teams, the short- and long-term implications for the Dodgers and Orioles, and the ripple effects for the rest of the trade market. Then they reflect on the latest national discourse about marketing Mike Trout, ...…
 
Most of us have heard of the math-music connection, but Eli Maor’s Music by the Numbers: From Pythagoras to Schoenberg (Princeton University Press, 2018) is THE book that explains what that connection is, and how both math and music connect to both physics and biology. There are wonderful anecdotes detailing the...…
 
Episode 823 Dan Szymborski is the owner-operator of the ZiPS projection system. Previously a contributer to Baseball Think Factory and ESPN Insider, he has recently become FanGraphs’ newest full-time employee. He’s also the guest on this edition of FanGraphs Audio. Don’t hesitate to direct pod-related correspondence to @cistulli on Twitter. You ...…
 
Episode 823 Dan Szymborski is the owner-operator of the ZiPS projection system. Previously a contributer to Baseball Think Factory and ESPN Insider, he has recently become FanGraphs’ newest full-time employee. He’s also the guest on this edition of FanGraphs Audio. Don’t hesitate to direct pod-related correspondence to @cistulli on Twitter. You ...…
 
Ben Lindbergh and Jeff Sullivan banter about Mike Trout and marketing, the surprising Rays and the unsung Jake Bauers, the AL wild card race, Willians Astudillo’s pitching appearance, the results of a 21-question player survey, the Royals’ recent performance, and a tariff on baseball gloves, then (24:24) bring on man-of-many-bylines Will Leitch ...…
 
theeffectivestatistician.com As a statistician we delegate all the time with programming being probably the most prevalent example. In this episode, we start by showing in two personal examples how delegation improves your productivity amazingly or how it can lead into complete disaster. Furthermore we cover the following questions: Why is dele ...…
 
From Abraham Lincoln to Donald Trump, the American presidency has been inextricably linked to the American game. Veteran author Curt Smith tells us the history of two venerable national institutions.
 
Ben Lindbergh and Jeff Sullivan banter about Daniel Descalso, Alex Blandino, and the ongoing onslaught of position-player pitchers, Jacob deGrom’s updated WAR vs. wins status, Kyle Schwarber’s two-strike bunting, the death-ray potential of the Rays’ proposed stadium, Jordan Hicks and Bud Norris, and two baseball blobs, then (31:17) talk to Seat ...…
 
This episode kicks off our new theme of "Fake News" with guests Robert Sheaffer and Brad Schwartz. Fake news is a new label for an old idea. For our purposes, we will define fake news information created to deliberately mislead while masquerading as a legitimate, journalistic source of truth. It's become a modern topic of discussion as our cult ...…
 
This episode kicks off our new theme of "Fake News" with guests Robert Sheaffer and Brad Schwartz. Fake news is a new label for an old idea. For our purposes, we will define fake news information created to deliberately mislead while masquerading as a legitimate, journalistic source of truth. It's become a modern topic of discussion as our cult ...…
 
Stats + Stories 061: Feeling the Earth move With Special Guest: Kathyrn Miles Kathyrn Miles ( @Kathryn_Miles ) is a journalist, Writer-in-residence at Green Mountain College and author of QUAKELAND: ON THE ROAD TO AMERICA'S NEXT DEVASTATING EARTHQUAKE and SUPERSTORM.
 
Ben Lindbergh and Jeff Sullivan banter about Manny Machado trade precedents, the Astros’ weird walk-off, the A’s as wild-card contenders, Trevor Bauer and an Indians bullpen miscommunication, the Rays’ proposed stadium design, a Mike Trout shirt, and more, then answer listener emails about players and self-preservation, midseason free agents, M ...…
 
We revisit the 2018 Microsoft Build in this episode, focusing on the latest ideas in DevOps. Kyle interviews Cloud Developer Advocates Damien Brady, Paige Bailey, and Donovan Brown to talk about DevOps and data science and databases. For a data scientist, what does it even mean to “build”? Packaging and deployment are things that a data scienti ...…
 
We revisit the 2018 Microsoft Build in this episode, focusing on the latest ideas in DevOps. Kyle interviews Cloud Developer Advocates Damien Brady, Paige Bailey, and Donovan Brown to talk about DevOps and data science and databases. For a data scientist, what does it even mean to “build”? Packaging and deployment are things that a data scienti ...…
 
Ben Lindbergh and Jeff Sullivan banter about an old “Umpire Day,” the Mariners’ run-differential defiance, and the Royals’ extreme struggles and possibly unprecedented amateur signing, then discuss how to define an All-Star, the All-Star Game’s fading significance, the All-Star selection process, and the perennial conversation surrounding “snub ...…
 
Could cultural attitudes about gender reflect economic conditions hundreds of years ago? My guest today says they do! Melanie Meng Xue of Northwestern University has shown that China's cotton revolution had far-reaching consequences extending even to the modern day: The cotton revolution (1300-1840 AD) in imperial China constituted a substantia ...…
 
Interview with Julia Carter theeffectivestatistician.com In this episode we have our first non-statistician as a guest. Julia has build her own consulting and training company Zestfor. She and her team specialise in developing Training programmes and resources scientifically tailored for technical markets – including Pharmaceutical, IT, and Lif ...…
 
Author David George Surdam explains how Babe Ruth,Kenesaw Mountain Landis and others fueled a tumultuous but prosperous decade for the national pastime.
 
The astronomer, Carl Sagan, famously said that there were more stars in our Universe than grains of sand on the Earth’s beaches. But was it actually true? More or Less tries to count the nearly uncountable. Content warning: This episode includes gigantically large numbers. (Photo: The barred spiral galaxy M83. Credit: Nasa).…
 
Logic is a fundamental of mathematical systems. It's roots are the values true and false and it's power is in what it's rules allow you to prove. Prepositional logic provides it's user variables. This episode gets into First Order Logic, an extension to prepositional logic.
 
Logic is a fundamental of mathematical systems. It's roots are the values true and false and it's power is in what it's rules allow you to prove. Prepositional logic provides it's user variables. This episode gets into First Order Logic, an extension to prepositional logic.
 
Ben Lindbergh and Jeff Sullivan banter about the third-place Nationals and Wade LeBlanc’s extension, then answer listener emails about trading Bryce Harper, signing Bryce Harper, throwing super-slow pitches, a DH as the best player ever, hitting flares on purpose, losing games to set up a specific playoff matchup, John Olerud and the Hall of Fa ...…
 
Ben Lindbergh and Jeff Sullivan banter about the Rays using backup catcher Jesus Sucre as a pitcher to protect a lead, the return of Shohei Ohtani, Javier Baez’s exciting and silly steal of home, and what life would be like with deferred payments. Then (29:58) they bring on Phillies international scouting director Sal Agostinelli to discuss his ...…
 
Ben Lindbergh and Jeff Sullivan banter about the joyous big-league debut and amazing minor-league history of Effectively Wild favorite and new Twins utility man Willians Astudillo, an awful Royals month, Jacob deGrom, a bobbled Raimel Tapia catch and tag-up confusion, Jon Gray’s perplexing demotion, Marlins who may be traded, a Vince Velasquez ...…
 
Episode 822 Even the best players in this year’s international free-agent class won’t be wholly relevant for another five years. With that in mind, much of this episode is dedicated to those IFAs who signed five years ago — a collection of players that includes Rafael Devers and Gleyber Torres among others. Also: notes from Longenhagen’s looks ...…
 
Episode 822 Even the best players in this year’s international free-agent class won’t be wholly relevant for another five years. With that in mind, much of this episode is dedicated to those IFAs who signed five years ago — a collection of players that includes Rafael Devers and Gleyber Torres among others. Also: notes from Longenhagen’s looks ...…
 
Interview with Alan Brnabic on the statistician’s perspective theeffectivestatistician.com In order to make new drugs available to patients in Australia, a successful interaction with the PBAC – the Australian HTA body is needed. Alan Brnabic lives in Australia and collected a lot of experience with these submissions over the years. In this epi ...…
 
The Milwaukee Braves set attendance records, won a World Series and became beloved in Wisconsin after moving from Boston in the 1950s. A decade later, the team was gone. Author Patrick W. Steele joins us to discuss how things went so wrong so fast.
 
Today's episode of Economics Detective Radio features a conversation with Robert Poole of the Reason Foundation. Robert is the author of Rethinking America's Highways: A 21st-Century Vision for Better Infrastructure, a book on how to fix America's infrastructure woes by changing the way roadways are funded: Americans spend hours every day sitti ...…
 
This week we take a look at some of the statistics which have caught our attention at the World Cup. There has been much debate in both the press and social media about the large distances which Russian football players have run in their first two games. We look at how they compare to other teams and what it might signify. Also –is it just bad ...…
 
An intelligent agent trained in a simulated environment may be prone to making mistakes in the real world due to discrepancies between the training and real-world conditions. The areas where an agent makes mistakes are hard to find, known as "blind spots," and can stem from various reasons. In this week’s episode, Kyle is joined by Ramya Ramakr ...…
 
An intelligent agent trained in a simulated environment may be prone to making mistakes in the real world due to discrepancies between the training and real-world conditions. The areas where an agent makes mistakes are hard to find, known as "blind spots," and can stem from various reasons. In this week’s episode, Kyle is joined by Ramya Ramakr ...…
 
Ben Lindbergh and Jeff Sullivan banter about Jose Alvarado, Shohei Ohtani’s power and possible return as a hitter, Shane Bieber’s velocity, the minor-league breakouts of Chris Paddack and Colin Poche, FanGraphs readers vs. average fans, Brandon Nimmo’s latest HBP antics, the Mets’ recent struggles and Mets-fan fatalism, the recoveries of the Re ...…
 
Cathy Furlong and Gary Shapiro discuss the history of Statistics Without Borders and how statisticians can use their skills to give back to the community.
 
Ben Lindbergh and Jeff Sullivan banter about Jeff’s lost and found voice, then bring on MLB on TBS and SNY analyst Ron Darling (5:33) to discuss preparing to call games, talking stats on TV, local broadcasting vs. national broadcasting, the beloved Mets broadcasting team, building booth rapport, positivity and negativity on TV, dealing with bro ...…
 
Stats + Stories 060: Holding up a mirror to society - a tale of official statistics in Greece With Special Guest: Andreas V. Georgiou Andreas V. Georgiou is an economist with specializations in Monetary Theory and Stabilization Policy and in International Trade and Finance. After working for the International Monetary Fund, he returned to Greec ...…
 
A reading of Alan Turing's classic paper asking whether or not a machine can think. This is part 10 of 10
 
A reading of Alan Turing's classic paper asking whether or not a machine can think. This is part 10 of 10By kyle@dataskeptic.com (Kyle Polich, data scientist).
 
Ben Lindbergh and The Athletic’s Lindsey Adler discuss Lindsey’s transition from blogging to beat writing, how to talk to players and become comfortable in the clubhouse, the contrasts between the Yankees and Mets (and Aaron Boone and Mickey Callaway), writing about teams vs. writing about baseball’s big picture, the beat-writing fraternity, be ...…
 
Episode 821 Dayn Perry is a contributor to CBS Sports’ Eye on Baseball and the author of three books — one of them not very miserable. He’s also the highest educator on this edition of FanGraphs Audio. Don’t hesitate to direct pod-related correspondence to @cistulli on Twitter. You can subscribe to the podcast via iTunes or other feeder things. ...…
 
Episode 821 Dayn Perry is a contributor to CBS Sports’ Eye on Baseball and the author of three books — one of them not very miserable. He’s also the highest educator on this edition of FanGraphs Audio. Don’t hesitate to direct pod-related correspondence to @cistulli on Twitter. You can subscribe to the podcast via iTunes or other feeder things. ...…
 
theeffectivestatistician.com In this podcast episode, we discuss an important part of leadership - proactive behaviour. Or simply put - drive! As a statistician, you’re day-to-day approach about this topic will build up to long-term success. We discuss various aspects of drive including: how it relates to your goals, what it takes to think stra ...…
 
Author Mitch Lutzke joins us to discuss a pioneering championship African-American baseball team that has been largely forgotten.
 
Today's guest is Thibault Schrepel of the University of Utrecht. We discuss his work on the relationship between blockchain technology, which allows for the decentralization of firms and organizations, and anti-trust law. Here's a quote from his article on the topic: But in the end, one question arises as follows: is blockchain the death of ant ...…
 
Ben Lindbergh and Jeff Sullivan banter about Coors Field, Domingo German, the amazing Max Scherzer, Tyler Chatwood, Kole Calhoun’s comeback, the writing process, Marcell Ozuna’s catch attempt, Ichiro and the Home Run Derby, and the AL playoff picture, then bring on 31-year-old MLB-player-turned-FanGraphs-writer Nate Freiman (20:22) to talk abou ...…
 
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