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Data Skeptic

Kyle Polich

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Data Skeptic

Data Skeptic

Kyle Polich

186
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437
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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.

Latest Episodes

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 min1 w ago
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Crowdsourced Expertise

The Spread of Misinformation Online

Neil Johnsonjoins us to discuss the paperThe online competition between pro- and anti-vaccination views.

35 min2 w ago
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The Spread of Misinformation Online

Consensus Voting

Mashbat Suzukijoins us to discuss the paperHow Many Freemasons Are There? The Consensus Voting Mechanism in Metric Spaces. Check out Mashbat’s and many other great talks at the13th Symposium on Algorithmic Game Theory (SAGT 2020)

22 min3 w ago
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Consensus Voting

Voting Mechanisms

Steven Heilman joins us to discuss his paperDesigning Stable Elections. For a general interest article, see: https://theconversation.com/the-electoral-college-is-surprisingly-vulnerable-to-popular-vote-changes-141104 StevenHeilmanreceives 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 minAUG 31
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Voting Mechanisms

False Consensus

Sami Yousifjoins us to discuss the paperThe 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 atsamiyousif.org Link to survey mentioned by Daniel Kerrigan: https://forms.gle/TCdGem3WTUYEP31B8

33 minAUG 25
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False Consensus

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 minAUG 18
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Fraud Detection in Real Time

Listener Survey Review

In this episode, Kyle and Linhda review the results of our recent survey. Hear all about the demographic details and how we interpret these results.

23 minAUG 12
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Listener Survey Review

Human Computer Interaction and Online Privacy

Moses Namarafrom theHATLab joins us to discuss his research into the interaction between privacy and human-computer interaction.

32 minJUL 28
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Human Computer Interaction and Online Privacy

Authorship Attribution of Lennon McCartney Songs

Mark Glickmanjoins us to discuss the paperData in the Life: Authorship Attribution in Lennon-McCartney Songs.

30 minJUL 20
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Authorship Attribution of Lennon McCartney Songs

GANs Can Be Interpretable

Erik Härkönenjoins us to discuss the paperGANSpace: Discovering Interpretable GAN Controls. During the interview, Kyle makes reference to this amazinginterpretable GAN controlsvideo and it’s accompanying codebase foundhere. Erik mentions theGANspace collab notebookwhich is a rapid way to try these ideas out for yourself.

26 minJUL 11
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GANs Can Be Interpretable

Latest Episodes

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 min1 w ago
Comments
Crowdsourced Expertise

The Spread of Misinformation Online

Neil Johnsonjoins us to discuss the paperThe online competition between pro- and anti-vaccination views.

35 min2 w ago
Comments
The Spread of Misinformation Online

Consensus Voting

Mashbat Suzukijoins us to discuss the paperHow Many Freemasons Are There? The Consensus Voting Mechanism in Metric Spaces. Check out Mashbat’s and many other great talks at the13th Symposium on Algorithmic Game Theory (SAGT 2020)

22 min3 w ago
Comments
Consensus Voting

Voting Mechanisms

Steven Heilman joins us to discuss his paperDesigning Stable Elections. For a general interest article, see: https://theconversation.com/the-electoral-college-is-surprisingly-vulnerable-to-popular-vote-changes-141104 StevenHeilmanreceives 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 minAUG 31
Comments
Voting Mechanisms

False Consensus

Sami Yousifjoins us to discuss the paperThe 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 atsamiyousif.org Link to survey mentioned by Daniel Kerrigan: https://forms.gle/TCdGem3WTUYEP31B8

33 minAUG 25
Comments
False Consensus

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 minAUG 18
Comments
Fraud Detection in Real Time

Listener Survey Review

In this episode, Kyle and Linhda review the results of our recent survey. Hear all about the demographic details and how we interpret these results.

23 minAUG 12
Comments
Listener Survey Review

Human Computer Interaction and Online Privacy

Moses Namarafrom theHATLab joins us to discuss his research into the interaction between privacy and human-computer interaction.

32 minJUL 28
Comments
Human Computer Interaction and Online Privacy

Authorship Attribution of Lennon McCartney Songs

Mark Glickmanjoins us to discuss the paperData in the Life: Authorship Attribution in Lennon-McCartney Songs.

30 minJUL 20
Comments
Authorship Attribution of Lennon McCartney Songs

GANs Can Be Interpretable

Erik Härkönenjoins us to discuss the paperGANSpace: Discovering Interpretable GAN Controls. During the interview, Kyle makes reference to this amazinginterpretable GAN controlsvideo and it’s accompanying codebase foundhere. Erik mentions theGANspace collab notebookwhich is a rapid way to try these ideas out for yourself.

26 minJUL 11
Comments
GANs Can Be Interpretable
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