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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.

Data Skeptic Kyle Polich

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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.

    Crowdsourced Expertise

    Crowdsourced Expertise

    Derek Lim joins us to discuss the paper Expertise and Dynamics within Crowdsourced Musical Knowledge Curation: A Case Study of the Genius Platform.
     

    • 27 min
    The Spread of Misinformation Online

    The Spread of Misinformation Online

    Neil Johnson joins us to discuss the paper The online competition between pro- and anti-vaccination views.

    • 35 min
    Consensus Voting

    Consensus Voting

    Mashbat Suzuki joins us to discuss the paper How Many Freemasons Are There? The Consensus Voting Mechanism in Metric Spaces.
    Check out Mashbat’s and many other great talks at the 13th Symposium on Algorithmic Game Theory (SAGT 2020)

    • 22 min
    Voting Mechanisms

    Voting Mechanisms

    Steven Heilman joins us to discuss his paper Designing Stable Elections.
    Steven Heilman receives funding from the National Science Foundation. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

    • 27 min
    False Consensus

    False Consensus

    Sami Yousif joins us to discuss the paper The Illusion of Consensus: A Failure to Distinguish Between True and False Consensus. This work empirically explores how individuals evaluate consensus under different experimental conditions reviewing online news articles.
    More from Sami at samiyousif.org
    Link to survey mentioned by Daniel Kerrigan: https://forms.gle/TCdGem3WTUYEP31B8

    • 33 min
    Fraud Detection in Real Time

    Fraud Detection in Real Time

    In this solo episode, Kyle overviews the field of fraud detection with eCommerce as a use case.  He discusses some of the techniques and system architectures used by companies to fight fraud with a focus on why these things need to be approached from a real-time perspective.

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

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Trazker ,

Keep the girlfriend…away from the podcast

It is annoying. Especially considering that you do a much better when you talk to others. When it comes to basic stuff, just talk. And bringing in your parrots and cactuses just makes it tedious. Good job otherwise.

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