Join Cathy O Neil and The Data Lab podcast newcomer, Joanna McKenzie in an informal discussion that weaves between Cathy's latest book, responsibilities of data scientists, the point of algorithms and Star Trek. The podcast was recorded directly after Cathy's keynote presentation at the launch of DataFest19.
Mhairi Aitken, Research Fellow on Public Engagement for the Farr Institute of Health Informatics Research
The recent Cambridge Analytica scandal highlighted the need for all organisations to better engage with the public and understand their concerns when processing personal data. Listen to Mhairi Quiroz-Aitken to find out how she addresses these issues in the field of health research.
Recruiting data scientists has never been more competitive. Listen to Dave Evans - contributing-discoverer of the Higgs boson - to find out what he looks for during the recruitment process at FreeAgent. They're hiring!
In this edition we are joined by former #1 Kaggler Marios Michailidis. Tune in to find out how Marios ranked top of nearly 500,000 Kaggle competitors, and why he believes data platforms like H2O.ai are changing the way people do data science.
In the second of our DataFest specials we chat to the excellent Stefaan Verhulst, whose organisation The Governance Lab focuses on Open Data and how we can use collaborative technologies for the public good.
Today we welcome #1 Data Influencer Kirk Borne, who talks about the seven "C's" of data science, applying learnings taken from air traffic safety to healthcare, the "internet of context", and much much more!
Employed by one of Scotland’s greatest tech successes, Ewan Nicolson talks about using the scientific method on data challenges within Skyscanner.
Today Roman Popat talks about his new venture Deep Miner, which helps sales teams to discover and better understand prospective customers.