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!
What is Algorithmic Trading Really? (Jacob Amaral) - KNN Ep. 30
On this episode I have the chance to speak with Jacob Amaral. Jacob is the co-founder of WeTradeHQ, an online marketplace of day traders and investors. He also builds automated trading bots that invest his own money into market automatically and for his...
Data Science VS. Software Engineering: Which is better for you? (Forrest Knight) - KNN Ep. 29
On this episode I am speaking with Forrest Knight. Forrest graduated with a Computer Science degree and worked as a full-stack software engineer. He documented his journey along the way and continues to do so while sharing what he's learned on YouTube....
The Man Who Makes Statistics Fun! (Joshua Starmer AKA StatQuest) - KNN Ep.28
On this episode I have the chance to speak with Josh Starmer. Josh is the founder and CEO of StatQuest (https://www.youtube.com/user/joshstarmer), a YouTube channel that teaches Data Science topics like Statistics and Machine Learning. Prior to...
The Man Behind the Data Science Tutorials (Keith Galli) - KNN Ep. 27
In this episode I got to speak with Keith Galli. Keith is a data science YouTuber who focuses on in-depth library tutorials & real-world projects. Outside of YouTube, Keith works at conversational AI start-up Posh Technologies where he has worked in...
From Lawyer to Data Scientist! (Greg Jacobs) - KNN Ep. 26
On this episode I got to speak with Greg Jacobs. Greg recently made the transition into the data science industry after spending over 10 years in private practice as a business attorney. Greg is a self-taught programmer who took the bootcamp route into...
How Do Companies Teach Data Science? (Mike Kelly) - KNN Ep. 25
On this week's episode I am speaking with Mike Kelly. Mike got his degree in Aeronautical Engineering, but found his passion in technical training. He has spent the last 6 years in the healthcare industry working for Optum, a large analytics and...
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