We kick off the Data Summit series of podcasts with the enigmatic Christopher Wylie. The New Yorker calls him “a pink-haired, nose-ringed oracle sent from the future”. Best known for his role in setting up – and then taking down – the cyberwarfare firm Cambridge Analytica, Chris has been listed in TIME100 Most Influential People in
This episode features some of The Data Lab’s finest; part of the team behind putting on our two week festival of data innovation, DataFest. Hear about each aspect of DataFest, from DataSummit to the Fringe events, and everything in between. This episode is hosted by Brian Hills, Head of Data, and the guests are Fraser
In this weeks podcast the tables are turned and former TDL podcast host Richard Carter takes the interviewees seat. Head of Data at The Data Lab, Brian Hills, leads the conversation in this episode. If you’re interested in career development, award winning data science projects, and all sorts of James Bond trivia(including which Bond covered
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.
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!