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Welcome to Ken's Nearest Neighbors, the podcast where I interview the most interesting people I can find on Data Science, Sports Analytics, Content Creation, Health, Performance, and much much more!

Ken's Nearest Neighbors Ken Jee

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Welcome to Ken's Nearest Neighbors, the podcast where I interview the most interesting people I can find on Data Science, Sports Analytics, Content Creation, Health, Performance, and much much more!

    From Highschool Teacher to Data Science Leader (Ben Doremus) - KNN Ep. 134

    From Highschool Teacher to Data Science Leader (Ben Doremus) - KNN Ep. 134

    Today I had the pleasure of interviewing Ben Doremus. Ben is a leader in Healthcare Analytics with a broad background in data, engineering, and management. His communication skills were refined during a decade as a 3rd-12th grade STEM teacher and teacher-of-teachers. After the stint in public schools, he found a new niche by blending his leadership experience with expertise in Data Science and Engineering for healthcare analytics startups. In this episode we learn how ben transitioned from teaching to data, what he learned from transitioning to a CTO role, and a bit about his strong feelings towards data contracts. 

    • 1 hr 12 min
    The Future of Data Engineering (Joe Reis and Matt Housley) - KNN Ep. 133

    The Future of Data Engineering (Joe Reis and Matt Housley) - KNN Ep. 133

    Joe and Matt are two pioneers in the data engineering space. They recently published the book: The Fundamentals of Data Engineering which is now a best seller, and have worked together at Ternary data consulting in the space for the past 5 years. In this episode we learn about the future of data engineering, the scope of new AI models, and about how they make career transitions at this stage in their careers. 

    Their Book: https://amzn.to/3IW9XeZ
    Joe's Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/josephreis/
    Matt's Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/housleymatthew/

    • 1 hr 10 min
    The TRUTH About Landing Your First Data Job (Avery Smith) - KNN Ep. 132

    The TRUTH About Landing Your First Data Job (Avery Smith) - KNN Ep. 132

    Today I had  @averysmith back for his second appearance on the KNN podcast! We talked about fatherhood, growing your own business, and landing your first data job. Enjoy! 

    • 1 hr 5 min
    How To Prioritize Work and School For a Data Career - KNN Ep. 131 (Devansh)

    How To Prioritize Work and School For a Data Career - KNN Ep. 131 (Devansh)

    Devansh is Nomad working in AI Research and Machine Learning. While he is still a college student, Devansh has been able to start a compay, land research opportunties with elite isntitutions and create one of the top newsletters in the tech space. In this episode we talk about how he is able to manage his time across all these opportunities as a student, how he was able to land such great opportunities, and what he plans to do after he graduates.

    Devansh on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/devansh-devansh-516004168/
    On Medium: https://machine-learning-made-simple.medium.com/
    YouTube:  @devanshmachinelearningmade7705  
    His Newsletter: https://codinginterviewsmadesimple.substack.com/

    • 1 hr 14 min
    When Comedy Collides with the Tech Scene (Socially Inept) - KNN Ep. 130

    When Comedy Collides with the Tech Scene (Socially Inept) - KNN Ep. 130

    interview Austin, Jesse, Nikita, and Lee about unique tech roast style of comedy, their origins, and about what makes the technology scene inherently funny. We also have some good laughs along the way. I hope you enjoy!

    Links: https://sociallyinept.io/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/techroastshow/?hl=en

    ML Process Course: https://365datascience.com/learn-machine-learning-process-a-z/
    Free ML Process Course GitHub: https://github.com/PlayingNumbers/ML_Process_Course
    🌟 365 Data Science  (57% Annual Discount): https://365datascience.pxf.io/P0jbBY

    • 1 hr 18 min
    The TRUTH About Working in Gaming as a Data Scientist (Carly Taylor) - KNN Ep. 129

    The TRUTH About Working in Gaming as a Data Scientist (Carly Taylor) - KNN Ep. 129

    Today, I had the pleasure of interviewing Carly Taylor. Carly is a technology strategist, video game enthusiast, and founder of Rebel Data Science. She obtained her M.S. in chemistry from the University of Colorado focusing on computational quantum dynamics. She has authored multiple peer-reviewed publications and holds two non-provisional machine learning patents. In today's episode, Carly explores the experience of working as a data scientist in the game industry, we also touch on what it means to be a good manager and the dark side of LinkedIn. I had a blast speaking with Carly, I hope you enjoy our conversation as well.

    Carly's Website: https://www.rebeldatascience.com/
    Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carly-taylor0017/

    ML Process Course: https://365datascience.com/learn-machine-learning-process-a-z/
    Free ML Process Course GitHub: https://github.com/PlayingNumbers/ML_Process_Course
    🌟 365 Data Science  (57% Annual Discount): https://365datascience.pxf.io/P0jbBY

    • 56 min

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