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Stories From the Workshop

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When we made Anvil, for building full-stack web apps with nothing but Python, we were surprised by what awesome and varied people were using it. So we started recording conversations with them - from startup founders to data scientists. We call them Stories From the Workshop.

When we made Anvil, for building full-stack web apps with nothing but Python, we were surprised by what awesome and varied people were using it. So we started recording conversations with them - from startup founders to data scientists. We call them Stories From the Workshop.

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

When we made Anvil, for building full-stack web apps with nothing but Python, we were surprised by what awesome and varied people were using it. So we started recording conversations with them - from startup founders to data scientists. We call them Stories From the Workshop.

Twitter:

@anvil_works

Language:

English


Episodes

Helping Students Get Ahead In A Digital World

1/23/2022
Australia is missing thousands of programmers. There will be over 100,000 new IT jobs created in Australia by 2024, but overwhelmingly Australians aren't choosing to study Computer Science related subjects. CS In Schools is a charity aiming to tackle this problem at its source, partnering with schools to give young students positive formative experiences with coding.

Duration:01:02:07

Simplifying Supply Chains with AI

11/11/2021
Supply chains can be incredibly complex and fragile. Events such as the Covid-19 pandemic and the Suez Canal blockage have a domino effect on supply chains and manufacturing. 7Q1 has built a tool for companies to quickly find the best fitting suppliers, so that they can easily adapt to changes in their supply chain.

Duration:00:30:52

An AI for Smarter Baking

10/13/2021
Bakeries waste tons of food every day because demand is extremely hard to predict. In this episode of Stories from the Workshop, Meredydd speaks to Mark Breuß who grew up in the bakery business and saw a need for software that uses data to help bakers make better decisions.

Duration:00:25:36

Financial Tools for the Modern World

8/8/2021
When you're dealing with billions of dollars, small mistakes can have big consequences. Traditional tools for tracking, valuing and analyzing financial data rely heavily on Excel and manual operations. BasisPoint realised it was time for investment to enter the modern world.

Duration:02:18:24

Fighting for Consumer Rights

8/11/2020
Since 2011, it's been harder for consumers in the US to pursue big companies for compensation when things go wrong. Meredydd spoke to Teel and Brian from FairShake about how their consumer rights service is levelling the playing field between everyday people and big companies. And how Anvil helps them to move faster!

Duration:01:14:39

Hunting the Coronavirus

6/30/2020
The Australian public health system is on red alert. Meredydd spoke to Anders, from Melbourne's MDU Public Health Lab, about how they detect, track and share information about outbreaks: They're smashing up DNA, doing ancestry tests on viruses, and -- of course -- writing plenty of Python.

Duration:00:39:54

Tracking the Iron Dog Race

6/2/2020
It's a two-thousand-mile race, across some of the most remote terrain in America. So how do you bring the action to the spectators? We learned how this massive enterprise is coordinated -- and how they use web apps to bring the audience along for the ride.

Duration:00:39:54

Mongolian Data Science Adventures

4/28/2020
What can data science do for Mongolia? Robert Ritz moved from Texas to Mongolia and started the LETU Mongolia business school. In this special double-length episode, he talks to Meredydd about speech recognition, pollution measurements, and what makes Mongolia different.

Duration:01:15:18

Data Science Goes to School

3/18/2020
Why does a school board need a data scientist? In this episode of the Anvil podcast, Allan Campopiano talks to Meredydd about how his school board uses data -- and how that has changed as the senior leadership saw what was possible.

Duration:00:32:49

Retail Data: It's Worse Than You Think

1/5/2020
In this episode of the Anvil podcast, Kevin Dalias talks to Meredydd about why retail data is so messy, why something as simple as a digital product catalog is so hard for many stores, and how he founded Ruchomi to get a grip on it.

Duration:00:32:49

Keeping a digital broadcaster on the road

9/2/2019
Meredydd talks to Anders Kalland, who leads the internet broadcast team at Norway's RiksTV network, and Anders tells us about the software he built to diagnose customer problems in real time.

Duration:01:30:19

Colette Nataf, founder of Lightning AI

6/30/2019
Meredydd talks to Colette Nataf, founder of Lightning AI, about her somewhat unorthodox journey to being the technical founder of a Silicon Valley startup.

Duration:00:31:34

David Wylie, founder of Telemix

5/19/2019
In the first episode of a new series, Meredydd talks to David Wylie, founder of Telemix, about the ups, downs, stories and scams of his life in telecoms.

Duration:00:36:45