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The Data Exchange with Ben Lorica

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A series of informal conversations with thought leaders, researchers, practitioners, and writers on a wide range of topics in technology, science, and of course big data, data science, artificial intelligence, and related applications. Anchored by Ben Lorica (@BigData), the Data Exchange also features a roundup of the most important stories from the worlds of data, machine learning and AI. Detailed show notes for each episode can be found on https://thedataexchange.media/ The Data Exchange podcast is a production of Gradient Flow [https://gradientflow.com/].

A series of informal conversations with thought leaders, researchers, practitioners, and writers on a wide range of topics in technology, science, and of course big data, data science, artificial intelligence, and related applications. Anchored by Ben Lorica (@BigData), the Data Exchange also features a roundup of the most important stories from the worlds of data, machine learning and AI. Detailed show notes for each episode can be found on https://thedataexchange.media/ The Data Exchange podcast is a production of Gradient Flow [https://gradientflow.com/].

Location:

United States

Description:

A series of informal conversations with thought leaders, researchers, practitioners, and writers on a wide range of topics in technology, science, and of course big data, data science, artificial intelligence, and related applications. Anchored by Ben Lorica (@BigData), the Data Exchange also features a roundup of the most important stories from the worlds of data, machine learning and AI. Detailed show notes for each episode can be found on https://thedataexchange.media/ The Data Exchange podcast is a production of Gradient Flow [https://gradientflow.com/].

Twitter:

@bigdata

Language:

English

Contact:

4156476844


Episodes

Data quality is key to great AI products and services

4/8/2021
In this episode of the Data Exchange, I speak with Abe Gong, CEO and co-founder at Superconductive, a startup founded by the team behind the Great Expectations (GE) open source project. GE is one of a growing number of tools aimed at improving data quality through tools for validation and testing. Other projects in this area include TensorFlow DV, assertr, dataframe-rules-engine, deequ, data-describe, and Apache Griffin. Subscribe: Apple • Android • Spotify • Stitcher • Google •...

Duration:00:41:00

Machine Learning in Healthcare

4/1/2021
In this episode of the Data Exchange, I speak with Parisa Rashidi, Associate Professor at the Department of Biomedical Engineering at University of Florida. Parisa is a computer scientist and machine learning researcher who specializes in applications of ML to healthcare and biomedical domains. Subscribe: Apple • Android • Spotify • Stitcher • Google • RSS. Detailed show notes can be found on The Data Exchange web site. Subscribe to The Gradient Flow Newsletter.

Duration:00:43:09

Measuring the Impact of AI and Machine Learning Research

3/25/2021
In this episode of the Data Exchange, our special correspondent and managing editor Jenn Webb organized a mini-panel composed of myself and Simon Rodriguez, Data Research Assistant at the Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET) at Georgetown University. Through a series of reports and data briefs, CSET provides policymakers with data rich material to inform and guide public policy. Subscribe: Apple • Android • Spotify • Stitcher • Google • RSS. Detailed show notes can be found...

Duration:00:40:43

The Mathematics of Data Integration and Data Quality

3/18/2021
In this episode of the Data Exchange, I speak with Ryan Wisnesky, CTO and co-founder of Conexus, a startup that uses techniques from mathematics and incorporates them into novel tools for data integration, data management, and knowledge management. Subscribe: Apple • Android • Spotify • Stitcher • Google • RSS. Detailed show notes can be found on The Data Exchange web site. Subscribe to The Gradient Flow Newsletter.

Duration:00:44:00

Pricing Data Products

3/11/2021
In this episode of the Data Exchange, I speak with Jian Pei, Professor, School of Computing Science, Simon Fraser University. His research spans data science, big data, data mining, and database systems. But in this podcast we talk about tools for estimating the economic value of data. Subscribe: Apple • Android • Spotify • Stitcher • Google • RSS. Detailed show notes can be found on The Data Exchange web site. Subscribe to The Gradient Flow Newsletter.

Duration:00:46:24

Challenges, Opportunities, and Trends in EdTech

3/4/2021
In this episode of the Data Exchange, our special correspondent and managing editor Jenn Webb and I speak with Sharon Zhou, a PhD student in Computer Science at Stanford University. Sharon has been teaching very popular courses on GANs (generative adversarial networks) on Coursera. In this conversation we examine the state of Education Technology (EdTech), learning platforms, and other tools for teaching online. A year into the global pandemic, we discuss advantages and disadvantages of...

Duration:00:51:32

Towards Simple, Interpretable, and Trustworthy AI

2/25/2021
In this episode of the Data Exchange I speak with Sheldon Fernandez, CEO at Darwin AI, and Alex Wong, Professor at the University of Waterloo, Co-Founder of DarwinAI (Chief Scientist) and Euclid Labs. Subscribe: Apple • Android • Spotify • Stitcher • Google • RSS. Detailed show notes can be found on The Data Exchange web site. Subscribe to The Gradient Flow Newsletter.

Duration:00:41:42

The Rise of Metadata Management Systems

2/18/2021
In this episode of the Data Exchange, our special correspondent and managing editor Jenn Webb organized a mini-panel composed of myself and Assaf Araki, investment manager at Intel Capital. Assaf and I have written a series of articles and this interview took place shortly before the release of our most recent collaboration: The Growing Importance of Metadata Management Systems. We devote this episode to how metadata management will impact many enterprise data systems. Subscribe: Apple •...

Duration:00:30:18

Tools for building robust, state-of-the-art machine learning models

2/11/2021
In this episode of the Data Exchange I speak with Michael Mahoney, a researcher at UC Berkeley’s RISELab, ICSI, and Department of Statistics. Mike and his collaborators were recently awarded one of the best papers awards at NeurIPS 2020, one of leading research conferences in machine learning. Subscribe: Apple, Android, Spotify, Stitcher, Google, and RSS. Download the 2021 Trends Report: Data, Machine Learning, AI and learn emerging technologies for data management, data engineering,...

Duration:00:42:26

Creating Master Data at Scale with AI

2/4/2021
In this episode of the Data Exchange, our special correspondent and managing editor Jenn Webb organized a mini-panel composed of myself and Sonal Goyal, founder of Aficx, a startup that builds solutions to unify data silos for cross selling and upselling, fraud and risk management, compliance and regulatory reporting. Subscribe: Apple • Android • Spotify • Stitcher • Google • RSS. Detailed show notes can be found on The Data Exchange web site. Subscribe to The Gradient Flow Newsletter.

Duration:00:38:11

Bringing AI and computing closer to data sources

1/28/2021
In this episode of the Data Exchange I speak with Bruno Fernandez-Ruiz, CTO and cofounder of Nexar, Inc., a startup that uses dash cams powered by vision-based applications to improve driving and logistics. Subscribe: Apple, Android, Spotify, Stitcher, Google, and RSS. Download the 2021 Trends Report: Data, Machine Learning, AI and learn emerging technologies for data management, data engineering, machine learning, and AI. Detailed show notes can be found on The Data Exchange web...

Duration:00:48:43

Deep Learning in the Sciences

1/21/2021
In this episode of the Data Exchange I speak Bharath (“Bart”) Ramsundar, author and open source developer. While in graduate school, Bart created deepchem, an open source project that aims to democratize deep learning for science. Subscribe: Apple, Android, Spotify, Stitcher, Google, and RSS. Download the 2020 NLP Survey Report and learn how companies are using and implementing natural language technologies. Detailed show notes can be found on The Data Exchange web site. Subscribe to The...

Duration:00:39:47

Taking business intelligence and analyst tools to the next level

1/14/2021
In this episode of the Data Exchange I speak with Ira Cohen: co-founder and Chief Data Scientist at Anodot, a startup that uses AI for business monitoring. Subscribe: Apple, Android, Spotify, Stitcher, Google, and RSS. Download the 2020 NLP Survey Report and learn how companies are using and implementing natural language technologies. Detailed show notes can be found on The Data Exchange web site. Subscribe to The Gradient Flow Newsletter.

Duration:00:48:16

Data exchanges and their applications in healthcare and the life sciences

1/7/2021
In this episode of the Data Exchange I speak with Omer Dror, CEO and co-founder of Lynx.md, a startup that enables data exchanges and markets in the health and life sciences. Data exchanges match data providers and suppliers, with data buyers and users. Subscribe: Apple, Android, Spotify, Stitcher, Google, and RSS. Download the 2020 NLP Survey Report and learn how companies are using and implementing natural language technologies. Detailed show notes can be found on The Data Exchange web...

Duration:00:51:51

Key AI and Data Trends for 2021

12/31/2020
In this episode of the Data Exchange, our special correspondent and editor Jenn Webb organized a mini-panel composed of myself and my podcast co-organizer Mikio Braun. We began our conversation by taking a look back at some of our predictions from last year which included applications of reinforcement learning, end-to-end machine learning platforms, and more. This year we organized trends in the following categories: This episode provides a sneak peak to a formal report that comes out in...

Duration:00:52:32

A Unified Management Model for Successful Data-Focused Teams

12/24/2020
In this episode of the Data Exchange, our special correspondent and editor Jenn Webb organized a mini-panel composed of myself and Jesse Anderson, Managing Director at the Big Data Institute. Jesse is the author of a recent book entitled “Data Teams: A Unified Management Model for Successful Data-Focused Teams”. Subscribe: Apple, Android, Spotify, Stitcher, Google, and RSS. Download the 2020 NLP Survey Report and learn how companies are using and implementing natural language...

Duration:00:47:58

Security and privacy for the disoriented

12/17/2020
In this episode of the Data Exchange I speak with Dan Geer, Senior Fellow at In-Q-tel and Andrew Burt, co-founder and Managing Partner of BNH.ai and Chief Legal Officer at Immuta. Dan is one the leading experts in cybersecurity and risk management, and he has written numerous influential essays on security, privacy, and risk (examples here and here). Andrew serves as co-founder of a new law firm focused on AI compliance and related topics. BNH is the first law firm run by lawyers and...

Duration:00:46:34

The State of Responsible AI

12/10/2020
In this episode of the Data Exchange I speak with Dr. Rumman Chowdhury, founder of Parity, a startup building products and services to help companies build and deploy ethical and responsible AI. Prior to starting Parity, Rumman was Global Lead for Responsible AI at Accenture Applied Intelligence. Subscribe: Apple, Android, Spotify, Stitcher, Google, and RSS. Download the 2020 NLP Survey Report and learn how companies are using and implementing natural language technologies. Detailed show...

Duration:00:38:55

Improving the robustness of natural language applications

12/3/2020
In this episode of the Data Exchange I speak with Jack Morris, a member of Google’s AI Residency program. He is co-creator of TextAttack, an open source framework for adversarial attacks, data augmentation, and adversarial training in NLP (paper, code). Subscribe: Apple • Android • Spotify • Stitcher • Google • RSS. Download the 2020 NLP Survey Report and learn how companies are using and implementing natural language technologies. Detailed show notes can be found on The Data Exchange web...

Duration:00:37:34

End-to-end deep learning models for speech applications

11/26/2020
In this episode of the Data Exchange I speak with Yishay Carmiel, an AI Leader at Avaya, a company focused on digital communications. He has long been immersed in speech technologies and conversational applications and I have frequently used him as a resource to understand the latest in speech systems. We previously co-wrote an article that listed out recommendations for teams building speech applications. We also had a previous conversation on the impact of deep learning and big data on...

Duration:00:43:48