8 episodes

When we made Anvil, for building full-stack web apps with nothing but Python, we were surprised by what awesome and varied people were using it. So we started recording conversations with them - from startup founders to data scientists. We call them Stories from the Workshop.

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When we made Anvil, for building full-stack web apps with nothing but Python, we were surprised by what awesome and varied people were using it. So we started recording conversations with them - from startup founders to data scientists. We call them Stories from the Workshop.

    Hunting the Coronavirus

    Hunting the Coronavirus

    The Australian public health system is on red alert. Meredydd spoke to Anders, from Melbourne's MDU Public Health Lab, about how they detect, track and share information about outbreaks: They're smashing up DNA, doing ancestry tests on viruses, and -- of course -- writing plenty of Python.

    • 44 min
    Tracking the Iron Dog Race

    Tracking the Iron Dog Race

    It's a two-thousand-mile race, across some of the most remote terrain in America. So how do you bring the action to the spectators?

    We learned how this massive enterprise is coordinated -- and how they use web apps to bring the audience along for the ride.

    • 39 min
    Mongolian Data Science Adventures

    Mongolian Data Science Adventures

    What can data science do for Mongolia? Robert Ritz moved from Texas to Mongolia and started the LETU Mongolia business school. In this special double-length episode, he talks to Meredydd about speech recognition, pollution measurements, and what makes Mongolia different.

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Data Science Goes to School

    Data Science Goes to School

    Why does a school board need a data scientist? In this episode of the Anvil podcast, Allan Campopiano talks to Meredydd about how his school board uses data -- and how that has changed as the senior leadership saw what was possible.

    • 37 min
    Retail Data: It's Worse Than You Think

    Retail Data: It's Worse Than You Think

    In this episode of the Anvil podcast, Kevin Dalias talks to Meredydd about why retail data is so messy, why something as simple as a digital product catalog is so hard for many stores, and how he founded Ruchomi to get a grip on it.

    • 30 min
    Keeping a digital broadcaster on the road

    Keeping a digital broadcaster on the road

    Meredydd talks to Anders Kalland, who leads the internet broadcast team at Norway's RiksTV network, and Anders tells us about the software he built to diagnose customer problems in real time.

    • 28 min

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