Data Chats Podcast
Operational Stability: Data Pipelines

Operational Stability: Data Pipelines

March 22, 2021

In this episode of DS30, our host, data science instructor Ana Hocevar are joined by Zach Glassman, to discuss his interesting journey from atomic physicist to data scientist, as well as data pipelines and how to create useful data from the outputs.  Listen now!

Effectively Launch a Data Science Career

Effectively Launch a Data Science Career

February 26, 2021

Join Christine Plitt, VP of operations and educational services for TDI, as she discusses key steps to getting your dream position in the current data science market.

Learn more about our fellowship program here!

The Art of Suggestion

The Art of Suggestion

February 19, 2021

In this episode of DS30, our host, data science instructor Michael Cullen is joined by Rohan Singh, a senior data scientist for Headspace, to discuss suggestion models and how Headspace leverages them.  Rohan also details his journey into data science and how he arrived in his present role.

Unique Perspectives: Alumni AMA

Unique Perspectives: Alumni AMA

January 29, 2021

We’ve got a special treat for this episode of the DS30 podcast. Have you ever wanted to know more about our fellowship program, or wondered how some of our recent alumni are faring in the job market today?

Our director of fellowships and partnerships, Erika Underwood, is joined by some of our amazing alumni for an AMA about their experiences with the TDI fellowship program, challenges they faced when becoming a data scientist and how it has impacted their careers, as well as sharing some advice for those just starting their journey.

Teach to Tech

Teach to Tech

January 22, 2021

In this episode of DS30, our host, data science instructor Michael Cullen is joined by Venchei Sanders, a data analyst for Shipt, to discuss how becoming educators has informed their work in data practicing roles and some key takeaways for those looking to break into the industry.

 

Check out the recent article that Venchei wrote on the topic here: https://davencheicodes.com/post/2021-01-11-shop-time-insider-take/

Data Science and Renewable Energy

Data Science and Renewable Energy

December 18, 2020

Renewable energy is an important topic at the moment, and will continue to be well into the future, but how does something like ML assist in these initiatives?

In this episode of DS30, our hosts, data science instructors Michael Cullen and Ana Hocevar are joined by our own Don Fox, data scientist and instructor for Pragmatic Institute, to discuss his entrance into data science and his extensive experience in renewable energy and geothermal energy systems.

It’s All About Culture

It’s All About Culture

December 3, 2020

In this episode of DS30, our host, data science instructor Michael Cullen is joined by Joe Lucibello, VP of data science with What If Media Group, to discuss the importance of building a positive data culture within organizations.

Make sure to subscribe and tune in every other week for a new episode as Michael and Ana take on new topics pertaining to the field of data science.

Artificial Neural Networks VS Gradient Boosted Trees

Artificial Neural Networks VS Gradient Boosted Trees

October 23, 2020

In this episode of DS30, our hosts, data science instructors Michael Cullen and Ana Hocevar are joined by Zach King, senior data scientist with Go Daddy, to discuss his work with Go Daddy and the differences between artificial neural networks and gradient boosted trees.

Make sure to subscribe and tune in every other week for a new episode as Michael and Ana take on new topics pertaining to the field of data science.

Essential Business Skills for Data Scientists

Essential Business Skills for Data Scientists

September 11, 2020

In this episode of DS30, our hosts, data science instructors Michael Cullen and Ana Hocevar dive deep into business skills that every data scientist should have.

 

Make sure to subscribe and tune in every other week for a new episode as Michael and Ana take on new topics pertaining to the field of data science.

How to Ace Your Next Interview

How to Ace Your Next Interview

August 18, 2020

In this episode of DS30, our hosts, data science instructors Michael Cullen and Ana Hocevar are joined by their colleague Sierra King, admissions and program services manager for The Data Incubator, to discuss the job search process and deep-dive into the skills you need to hone so you can ace the interview and get the job offer you want.

 

Make sure to subscribe and tune in every other week for a new episode as Michael and Ana take on new topics pertaining to the field of data science.

User Testing and Covid-19

User Testing and Covid-19

July 31, 2020

In this episode of DS30, our hosts, data science instructors Michael Cullen and Ana Hocevar are joined by Michael Mace, VP of market strategy for UserTesting, to discuss how he leverages quantum user testing during the time of the Covid pandemic and what he has discovered along the way.

The Modern Data Scientist at Netflix - Modeling and Tools in Unstable Environments

The Modern Data Scientist at Netflix - Modeling and Tools in Unstable Environments

June 19, 2020

Netflix is one of the biggest, most recognizable names in the world, and it’s one of the biggest, most recognizable names in data science. In this episode of DS30, our hosts, data science instructors Michael Cullan and Ana Hocevar are joined by Senior data scientist at Netflix, Dr. Becky Tucker, as they discuss how Netflix handles modeling in unstable environments and dive deeper into the tools and methodologies used there.

Learn more about Pragmatic Institute's data science online courses here.