Data Skeptic


Data Skeptic is your source for a perspective of scientific skepticism on topics in statistics, machine learning, big data, artificial intelligence, and data science. Our weekly podcast and blog bring you stories and tutorials to help understand our data-driven world.

Episodes

The Formal Statement of P not equal to NP @

πŸ“† 2017-11-20 01:00


Solving the P-NP Problem @

πŸ“† 2017-11-17 01:00


Solving the P-NP Problem @

πŸ“† 2017-11-17 01:00


Microsoft Connect 2017 @

πŸ“† 2017-11-15 01:00


Sudoku in NP @

πŸ“† 2017-11-10 01:00


Sudoku in NP @

πŸ“† 2017-11-10 01:00




Turing Machines @

πŸ“† 2017-10-27 02:00


Turing Machines @

πŸ“† 2017-10-27 02:00


On the Complexity of Learning Neural Networks @

πŸ“† 2017-10-22 02:00


Skepticism in the Black Box World @

πŸ“† 2017-10-22 02:00


The Complexity of Learning Neural Networks @

πŸ“† 2017-10-19 02:00


The Complexity of Learning Neural Networks @

πŸ“† 2017-10-19 02:00


Big Oh Analysis @

πŸ“† 2017-10-13 02:00





AI and Movie Production at Endcue @

πŸ“† 2017-09-29 02:00


Generative AI for Content Creation @

πŸ“† 2017-09-29 02:00


Generative AI for Content Creation @

πŸ“† 2017-09-29 02:00


Recommending a Guest @

πŸ“† 2017-09-28 02:00


Feature Engineering Github Commits @

πŸ“† 2017-09-26 02:00


One Shot Learning @

πŸ“† 2017-09-22 02:00


One Shot Learning @

πŸ“† 2017-09-22 02:00


Recommender Systems (life from Farcon) @

πŸ“† 2017-09-15 02:00



Recommender Systems (life from Farcon) @

πŸ“† 2017-09-15 02:00


Deep Thinking @

πŸ“† 2017-09-13 02:00


Neurology and Data Science @

πŸ“† 2017-09-12 02:00


Voice Recognition Exploit Exposed @

πŸ“† 2017-09-11 02:00


Prophecy Fulfillment @

πŸ“† 2017-09-10 02:00


Why didn't you grill that guest more? @

πŸ“† 2017-09-08 02:00


Long Short Term Memory @

πŸ“† 2017-09-08 02:00


Long Short Term Memory @

πŸ“† 2017-09-08 02:00


Zillow Zestimate @

πŸ“† 2017-09-01 02:00


Zillow Zestimate @

πŸ“† 2017-09-01 02:00


Plimpton 322 @

πŸ“† 2017-08-27 02:00




Farcon 2017 @

πŸ“† 2017-08-24 02:00


Announcing the Data Skeptic Chatbot @

πŸ“† 2017-08-22 02:00


Google Cloud Natural Language API @

πŸ“† 2017-08-19 02:00


Recurrent Neural Network @

πŸ“† 2017-08-18 02:00


Recurrent Neural Network @

πŸ“† 2017-08-18 02:00


Project Common Voice @

πŸ“† 2017-08-11 02:00


Project Common Voice @

πŸ“† 2017-08-11 02:00


Bayesian Belief Networks @

πŸ“† 2017-08-04 02:00


pix2code @

πŸ“† 2017-07-28 02:00


pix2code @

πŸ“† 2017-07-28 02:00


Conditional Independence @

πŸ“† 2017-07-21 02:00


Conditional Independence @

πŸ“† 2017-07-21 02:00


Backing Up a Podcast @

πŸ“† 2017-07-15 02:00


Estimating Sheep Pain with Facial Recognition @

πŸ“† 2017-07-14 02:00


Estimating Sheep Pain with Facial Recognition @

πŸ“† 2017-07-14 02:00


Cosmos DB @

πŸ“† 2017-07-07 02:00


Cosmos DB @

πŸ“† 2017-07-07 02:00


The Vanishing Gradient @

πŸ“† 2017-06-30 02:00


The Vanishing Gradient @

πŸ“† 2017-06-30 02:00


Doctor AI @

πŸ“† 2017-06-23 02:00


Doctor AI @

πŸ“† 2017-06-23 02:00


Are radiologists being replaced by AI? @

πŸ“† 2017-06-22 02:00


Tabs vs Spaces @

πŸ“† 2017-06-19 02:00



Ms Build 2017 @

πŸ“† 2017-06-09 02:00


Activation Functions @

πŸ“† 2017-06-09 02:00


Ms Build 2017 @

πŸ“† 2017-06-09 02:00



Activation Functions @

πŸ“† 2017-06-09 02:00


Max Pooling @

πŸ“† 2017-06-02 02:00


Max Pooling @

πŸ“† 2017-06-02 02:00


Automated Depth Perception @

πŸ“† 2017-05-26 02:00


Unsupervised Depth Perception @

πŸ“† 2017-05-26 02:00


Towards a Holistic Scene Understanding @

πŸ“† 2017-05-26 02:00


Human beings are the ultimate black boxes @

πŸ“† 2017-05-21 02:00


Convolutional Neural Networks @

πŸ“† 2017-05-18 02:00


Convolutional Neural Networks @

πŸ“† 2017-05-18 02:00





Deploying to the Edge @

πŸ“† 2017-05-10 02:00



Generative Adversarial Networks @

πŸ“† 2017-05-05 02:00


Generative Adversarial Networks @

πŸ“† 2017-05-05 02:00



Improving accuracy in the wisdom of crowds @

πŸ“† 2017-04-30 02:00


Thoughts on the Chinese Room Problem @

πŸ“† 2017-04-30 02:00


Opinion Polling for Presidential Elections @

πŸ“† 2017-04-28 02:00


Opinion Polling for Presidential Elections @

πŸ“† 2017-04-28 02:00



Prediction Markets @

πŸ“† 2017-04-24 02:00


Getting Real Estate Data Using Python @

πŸ“† 2017-04-23 02:00


The Economist talks election forecasting @

πŸ“† 2017-04-22 02:00


OpenHouse @

πŸ“† 2017-04-21 02:00


OpenHouse @

πŸ“† 2017-04-21 02:00


Bitcoin for Land Management? @

πŸ“† 2017-04-20 10:00


Periscope Data Maps @

πŸ“† 2017-04-20 02:00


GPU CPU @

πŸ“† 2017-04-14 02:00


Is Humor Truly AI-complete @

πŸ“† 2017-04-13 02:00


Is Humor Truly AI-complete @

πŸ“† 2017-04-13 02:00


Computational Humor @

πŸ“† 2017-04-11 02:00


Backpropagation @

πŸ“† 2017-04-07 02:00


Backpropagation @

πŸ“† 2017-04-07 02:00


No, I Don't Think We Live in a Simulation @

πŸ“† 2017-04-02 02:00


Innovations in Employee Reward Systems @

πŸ“† 2017-04-01 02:00


Data Science at Patreon @

πŸ“† 2017-03-31 02:00


Data Science at Patreon @

πŸ“† 2017-03-31 02:00


Poker-bots Hit a New Milestone in AI @

πŸ“† 2017-03-29 02:00


Periscope Data Cohort Charts @

πŸ“† 2017-03-24 01:00


Feed Forward Neural Networks @

πŸ“† 2017-03-24 01:00


Feed Forward Neural Networks @

πŸ“† 2017-03-24 01:00


Anytime Algorithms @

πŸ“† 2017-03-20 01:00


Reinventing Sponsored Search Auctions @

πŸ“† 2017-03-17 01:00


Reinventing Sponsored Search Auctions @

πŸ“† 2017-03-17 01:00


The Vickery Auction @

πŸ“† 2017-03-16 01:00


Approaches to Imbalanced Classes @

πŸ“† 2017-03-15 01:00



The importance of long-term thinking @

πŸ“† 2017-03-13 01:00


The Perceptron @

πŸ“† 2017-03-10 01:00


Machine Learning and IP Address Features @

πŸ“† 2017-03-10 01:00


Long Term Support for Data APIs @

πŸ“† 2017-03-07 01:00



The Data Refuge Project @

πŸ“† 2017-03-03 01:00



Automated Feature Engineering @

πŸ“† 2017-02-24 01:00


Black Hole Blues by Janna Levin @

πŸ“† 2017-02-22 01:00


The Limits of Deep Learning @

πŸ“† 2017-02-19 01:00


Ip Address Honeypot @

πŸ“† 2017-02-18 01:00


Big Data Tools and Trends @

πŸ“† 2017-02-17 01:00


Studying Competition and Gender Through Chess @

πŸ“† 2017-02-15 01:00




Retractions @

πŸ“† 2017-02-12 01:00



Primer on Deep Learning @

πŸ“† 2017-02-10 01:00



Random Seeds @

πŸ“† 2017-02-06 01:00



Recap of the Veil of Darkness Hypothesis @

πŸ“† 2017-01-30 01:00


Thoughts on Fourier Transformations @

πŸ“† 2017-01-29 01:00


Detecting Silence @

πŸ“† 2017-01-28 01:00


Logistic Regression on Audio Data @

πŸ“† 2017-01-27 01:00


Review of Azure Text Analytics @

πŸ“† 2017-01-26 01:00


Best Day To Release Podcast @

πŸ“† 2017-01-25 01:00


Chess Rating Analysis @

πŸ“† 2017-01-24 01:00


Bees, lasers, and machine learning @

πŸ“† 2017-01-23 01:00


Computation and Distraction @

πŸ“† 2017-01-22 09:00


Calculating an Elo Rating @

πŸ“† 2017-01-21 01:00


Data Science in a non-Data Driven Environment @

πŸ“† 2017-01-20 11:00


Studying Competition and Gender Through Chess @

πŸ“† 2017-01-20 09:00


Dropout Isn't Just for Deep Learning @

πŸ“† 2017-01-18 01:00


Millions of People Can't be Wrong @

πŸ“† 2017-01-16 01:00



Weather Data and The Library Problem @

πŸ“† 2017-01-13 01:00


Dropout @

πŸ“† 2017-01-13 01:00


Trying The Microsoft Computer Vision Api @

πŸ“† 2017-01-11 01:00


Street View for Address Verification @

πŸ“† 2017-01-10 01:00


Missing411 @

πŸ“† 2017-01-09 01:00



Using Git as a CMS @

πŸ“† 2017-01-04 01:00


Appeal to Authority @

πŸ“† 2017-01-03 01:00


Working with Azure Blob Store @

πŸ“† 2016-12-31 01:00


Los Angeles Library Trends @

πŸ“† 2016-12-30 01:00


The Library Problem @

πŸ“† 2016-12-30 01:00


How to be a Guest Blogger on dataskeptic.com @

πŸ“† 2016-12-30 01:00




68% Fall Significantly Below the Average @

πŸ“† 2016-12-25 01:00


Using Pothole Data @

πŸ“† 2016-12-23 01:00


2016 Holiday Special @

πŸ“† 2016-12-23 01:00


Tobias Ternström on SQL Server @

πŸ“† 2016-12-21 01:00


Mark Souza on Azure and Data @

πŸ“† 2016-12-20 01:00


Sponsors in 2017 @

πŸ“† 2016-12-19 01:00


Why does push polling work? @

πŸ“† 2016-12-18 01:00


Alternatives to Word Clouds @

πŸ“† 2016-12-17 01:00


Entropy @

πŸ“† 2016-12-16 01:00


Rendering Latex on dataskeptic.com @

πŸ“† 2016-12-16 01:00




Microsoft Connect Conference @

πŸ“† 2016-12-12 01:00


Billions and Billions by Carl Sagan @

πŸ“† 2016-12-12 01:00


Causal Impact @

πŸ“† 2016-12-10 01:00


The Bootstrap @

πŸ“† 2016-12-10 01:00


MS Connect Conference @

πŸ“† 2016-12-09 01:00



OpenHouse 2017 Goals @

πŸ“† 2016-11-22 01:00


Running SNL Impact on Docker @

πŸ“† 2016-11-21 01:00


Download All Podcast Episodes @

πŸ“† 2016-11-20 01:00


Gini Coefficient @

πŸ“† 2016-11-18 01:00


Why I Use Libsyn @

πŸ“† 2016-11-17 01:00


Relaunching DataSkeptic.com @

πŸ“† 2016-11-16 01:00


How OpenHouse Selects Which Listings to Show @

πŸ“† 2016-11-15 01:00


Regulations.Gov @

πŸ“† 2016-11-14 01:00


Unstructured Data for Finance @

πŸ“† 2016-11-11 01:00


Price Per Square Foot @

πŸ“† 2016-11-10 01:00


AdaBoost @

πŸ“† 2016-11-04 01:00



Calculating Feature Importance< @

πŸ“† 2016-10-21 02:00


Crawling with AWS Lambda @

πŸ“† 2016-10-18 02:00


NYC Bike Sharing Rebalancing @

πŸ“† 2016-10-14 02:00


Random Forest @

πŸ“† 2016-10-07 02:00


Election Predictions @

πŸ“† 2016-09-30 02:00


F1 Score @

πŸ“† 2016-09-23 02:00


Urban Congestion @

πŸ“† 2016-09-16 02:00


Heteroskedasticity @

πŸ“† 2016-09-09 02:00


Front End and API Overview @

πŸ“† 2016-09-02 02:00


Music21 @

πŸ“† 2016-09-02 02:00


Paxos @

πŸ“† 2016-08-26 02:00


Trusting Machine Learning Models with Lime @

πŸ“† 2016-08-19 02:00


I Love Levelator @

πŸ“† 2016-08-13 02:00


ANOVA @

πŸ“† 2016-08-12 02:00



Survival Analysis and Marriage @

πŸ“† 2016-07-29 02:00


Predictive Models on Random Data @

πŸ“† 2016-07-22 02:00


Receiver operating characteristic (ROC) curve @

πŸ“† 2016-07-15 02:00



Leakage @

πŸ“† 2016-07-01 02:00


Predictive Policing @

πŸ“† 2016-06-24 02:00


The CAP Theorem @

πŸ“† 2016-06-17 02:00


Detecting Terrorists with Facial Recognition @

πŸ“† 2016-06-10 02:00


Goodhart's Law @

πŸ“† 2016-06-03 02:00


Data Science at eHarmony @

πŸ“† 2016-05-27 02:00


Stationarity and Differencing @

πŸ“† 2016-05-20 02:00


Feather @

πŸ“† 2016-05-13 02:00


Bargaining @

πŸ“† 2016-05-06 02:00


deepjazz @

πŸ“† 2016-04-29 02:00


Acf Correlograms @

πŸ“† 2016-04-22 02:00



Fractional Factorial Design @

πŸ“† 2016-04-08 02:00


Machine Learning Done Wrong @

πŸ“† 2016-04-01 02:00


Potholes @

πŸ“† 2016-03-25 01:00


The Elbow Method @

πŸ“† 2016-03-18 01:00


Too Good to Be True @

πŸ“† 2016-03-11 01:00


R Squared @

πŸ“† 2016-03-04 01:00


Models of Mental Simulation @

πŸ“† 2016-02-26 01:00


Multiple Regression @

πŸ“† 2016-02-19 01:00


OpenIntro Statistics @

πŸ“† 2016-02-13 01:00



K D Trees @

πŸ“† 2016-02-05 01:00


Auditing Algorithms @

πŸ“† 2016-01-29 01:00


Bonferroni Correction @

πŸ“† 2016-01-22 01:00


Detecting Pseudo-profound BS @

πŸ“† 2016-01-15 01:00


Gradient Descent @

πŸ“† 2016-01-08 01:00


Kill The Word Cloud @

πŸ“† 2016-01-01 01:00


2015 Holiday Special @

πŸ“† 2015-12-25 01:00


Wikipedia Revision Scoring as a Service @

πŸ“† 2015-12-18 01:00


Tf Idf @

πŸ“† 2015-12-11 01:00


The Hunt for Vulcan @

πŸ“† 2015-12-04 01:00


The Accuracy Paradox @

πŸ“† 2015-11-27 01:00



Bias Variance Tradeoff @

πŸ“† 2015-11-13 01:00


Big Data Doesnt Exist @

πŸ“† 2015-11-06 01:00


Covariance and Correlation @

πŸ“† 2015-10-30 01:00


Bayesian A/B Testing @

πŸ“† 2015-10-23 02:00


The Central Limit Theorem @

πŸ“† 2015-10-16 02:00


Accessible Technology @

πŸ“† 2015-10-09 02:00


Multi-Armed Bandit Problems @

πŸ“† 2015-10-02 02:00


Shakespeare, Abiogenesis, and Exoplanets @

πŸ“† 2015-09-25 02:00


Sample Sizes @

πŸ“† 2015-09-18 02:00


The Model Complexity Myth @

πŸ“† 2015-09-11 02:00


Distance Measures @

πŸ“† 2015-09-04 02:00


Content Mine @

πŸ“† 2015-08-28 02:00


Structured and Unstructured Data @

πŸ“† 2015-08-21 02:00


Measuring the Influence of Fashion Designers @

πŸ“† 2015-08-14 02:00


PageRank @

πŸ“† 2015-08-07 02:00


Data Science at Work in LA County @

πŸ“† 2015-07-29 02:00


k-Nearest Neighbors @

πŸ“† 2015-07-24 02:00


Crypto @

πŸ“† 2015-07-17 02:00


MapReduce @

πŸ“† 2015-07-10 02:00



The Curse of Dimensionality @

πŸ“† 2015-06-26 02:00


Game Analytics with Anders Drachen @

πŸ“† 2015-06-19 02:00


Anscombe's Quartet @

πŸ“† 2015-06-12 02:00


Proposing Annoyance Mining @

πŸ“† 2015-06-09 02:00


Preserving History at Cyark @

πŸ“† 2015-06-05 02:00



Detecting Cheating in Chess @

πŸ“† 2015-05-21 02:00


Z-Scores @

πŸ“† 2015-05-15 02:00


Using Data to Help Those in Crisis @

πŸ“† 2015-05-08 02:00


The Ghost in the MP3 @

πŸ“† 2015-05-01 02:00


Data Fest 2015 @

πŸ“† 2015-04-28 02:00


Cornbread and Overdispersion @

πŸ“† 2015-04-24 02:00


Natural Language Processing @

πŸ“† 2015-04-17 02:00


Computer-based Personality Judgments</h1> @

πŸ“† 2015-04-10 02:00


Markov Chain Monte Carlo @

πŸ“† 2015-04-03 02:00


Markov Chains @

πŸ“† 2015-03-20 01:00


Oceanography and Data Science @

πŸ“† 2015-03-13 01:00


Ordinary Least Squares Regression @

πŸ“† 2015-03-06 01:00


NYC Speed Camera Analysis @

πŸ“† 2015-02-27 01:00


k-Means Clustering @

πŸ“† 2015-02-20 01:00


Shadow Profiles on Social Networks @

πŸ“† 2015-02-13 01:00


The Chi-Squared Test @

πŸ“† 2015-02-06 01:00


Mapping Reddit Topics @

πŸ“† 2015-01-30 01:00


Partially Observable State Spaces @

πŸ“† 2015-01-23 01:00


Easily Fooling Deep Neural Networks @

πŸ“† 2015-01-16 01:00


Data Provenance @

πŸ“† 2015-01-09 01:00



Belief in Santa @

πŸ“† 2014-12-26 01:00



The Battle of the Sexes @

πŸ“† 2014-12-12 01:00



[MINI] The Girlfriend Equation @

πŸ“† 2014-11-28 01:00



[MINI] Monkeys on Typewriters @

πŸ“† 2014-11-14 01:00


Mining the Social Web with Matthew Russell @

πŸ“† 2014-11-07 01:00


Is the Internet Secure? @

πŸ“† 2014-10-31 01:00



The t-test @

πŸ“† 2014-10-17 02:00


Urban Legends with Karl Mamer @

πŸ“† 2014-10-10 02:00


Contest @

πŸ“† 2014-10-08 02:00


Selection Bias @

πŸ“† 2014-10-03 02:00


Confidence Intervals @

πŸ“† 2014-09-26 02:00


Value of Information @

πŸ“† 2014-09-19 02:00


Game Science Dice with Louis Zocchi @

πŸ“† 2014-09-17 02:00


Zest Finance @

πŸ“† 2014-09-12 02:00


Decision Tree Learning @

πŸ“† 2014-09-05 02:00



Noise @

πŸ“† 2014-08-22 02:00



Ant Colony Optimization @

πŸ“† 2014-08-08 02:00


Data in Healthcare IT @

πŸ“† 2014-08-01 02:00


Cross Validation @

πŸ“† 2014-07-25 02:00


Streetlight Outage and Crime Rate Analysis @

πŸ“† 2014-07-18 02:00


Experimental Design @

πŸ“† 2014-07-11 02:00



Bayesian Updating @

πŸ“† 2014-06-20 02:00


Personalized Medicine @

πŸ“† 2014-06-20 02:00


p-values @

πŸ“† 2014-06-13 02:00


Advertising Attribution with Nathan Janos @

πŸ“† 2014-06-06 02:00


Type i / Type ii Errors @

πŸ“† 2014-05-30 02:00


Introduction @

πŸ“† 2014-05-23 02:00