Data Skeptic

A Science, Medicine and Technology podcast
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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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A gentle introduction to the very high-level idea of "attention" in machine learning, as it will play a major role in some upcoming episodes over the next few weeks.
Modern messaging technology has facilitated a trend towards highly compact, short messages send by users who can presume a great amount of context held between the communicating parties.  The rules of grammar may be discarded and often visible erro…
ELMo (Embeddings from Language Models) introduced the idea of deep contextualized word representations. It extends previous ideas like word2vec and GloVe. The ELMo model is a neural network able to map natural language into a vector space. This vec…

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addem reviewed this podcast 20 days ago
"A great, serious conversation about how to do data science. It's never over my head, often presented in an entertaining way, but you get REALLY professional information."
shuttrking reviewed this podcast on Jun 12th, 2017
"Data Skeptic is a data driven podcast that at times can be very good, but often times gets into the weeds a bit too much in complicated stuff that requires a large amount of knowledge of the topic."

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May 23rd, 2014
Latest Episode
Apr 13th, 2019
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