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/
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.
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.
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.
June 4, 2020
How are financial institutions using data and data science to create better products and offer better services for their customers?
Senior vice president of financial and strategic analytics at Dime Community Bank Gavriel Giloni joins Rebecca Kalogeris, vice president of marketing at Pragmatic Institute, to talk about the importance of gathering and using data to improve a financial institution. By having a dedicated data team creating and building reports, product professionals are able to spend more time identifying and implementing opportunities and less time finding that information. But navigating the restrictions regarding financial data can prove difficult. Listen to this podcast to see how Gavi and his team are building a data-driven foundation for Dime Community Bank.
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May 19, 2020
What does high-stakes poker and data science have in common?
In this episode of DS30, our hosts, data science instructors Nicholas Cifuentes-Goodbody and Ana Hocevar are joined by data science consultant and professional poker player, Ashley Mason. Ashley discusses his experience with The Data Incubator, time as a professional poker player and exciting projects he's working on.
May 1, 2020
In this episode of DS30, our hosts, data science instructors Nicholas Cifuentes-Goodbody and Ana Hocevar are joined by Daphne Kis, CEO and board of directors for WorldQuant University, to discuss their groundbreaking programs in data science and machine learning and how they are able to offer them for free.
Use the links below to learn more about Daphne and the WorldQuant programs!
April 16, 2020
In this episode of the DS30 podcast, our hosts, data science instructors Nicholas Cifuentes-Goodbody and Gonzalo Diaz chat with fellow data science instructor and physicist, Ana Hocevar about the multi-disciplinary nature of data science and her journey into this diverse field.
April 8, 2020
Covid-19 has changed many aspects of our day-to-day lives. It has presented unprecedented challenges to professionals across many fields, but for data scientists it has created a call to action. Members of our very own data science team have combined efforts and created an initiative to assist in supporting leading medical experts and professionals in the fight to stop the spread of the virus.
In this episode of DS30, our hosts, data science instructors Nicholas Cifuentes-Goodbody and Ana Hocevar discuss the groundbreaking Cord-19 data set project with fellow instructor, and head of the Cord-19 initiative, Michael Cullan.
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