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Data Skeptic
Data Skeptic
Kyle Polich

The Data Skeptic Podcast features interviews and discussion of topics related to data science, statistics, machine learning, artificial intelligence and the like,... more

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Fault Tolerant Distributed Gradient Descent

Nirupam Gupta, a Computer Science Post Doctoral Researcher at EDFL University in Switzerland, joins us today to discuss his work... more

22 Feb 2021 · 36 minutes
Decentralized Information Gathering

Mikko Lauri, Post Doctoral researcher at the University of Hamburg, Germany, comes on the show today to discuss the... more

15 Feb 2021 · 32 minutes
Leaderless Consensus

Balaji Arun, a PhD Student in the Systems of Software Research Group at Virginia Tech, joins us today to... more

05 Feb 2021 · 27 minutes
Automatic Summarization

Maartje ter Hoeve, PhD Student at the University of Amsterdam, joins us today to discuss her research in automated summarization... more

29 Jan 2021 · 27 minutes

Brian Brubach, Assistant Professor in the Computer Science Department at Wellesley College, joins us today to discuss his work... more

22 Jan 2021 · 34 minutes
Even Cooperative Chess is Hard

Aside from victory questions like “can black force a checkmate on white in 5 moves?” many novel questions can be... more

15 Jan 2021 · 23 minutes
Consecutive Votes in Paxos

Eil Goldweber, a graduate student at the University of Michigan, comes on today to share his work in applying formal... more

11 Jan 2021 · 30 minutes
Visual Illusions Deceiving Neural Networks

Today on the show we have Adrian Martin, a Postdoctorial researcher from the Univeristy of Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, Spain.... more

01 Jan 2021 · 33 minutes
Earthquake Detection with Crowd-sourced Data

Have you ever wanted to hear what an earthquake sounds like? Today on the show we have Omkar Ranadive, Computer... more

25 Dec 2020 · 29 minutes
Byzantine Fault Tolerant Consensus

Byzantine fault tolerance (BFT) is a desirable property in a distributed computing environment. BFT means the system can survive the... more

22 Dec 2020 · 35 minutes
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