In this episode, Frank and Andy chat with Amanda Lange, technology evangelist at Microsoft, games journalist, and data aficionado. Links Sponsor: Audible.com - Get a free audio book when you sign up for a free trial! Sponsor: Enterprise Data & Analytics Notable Quotes Frank is working on a Wintellect on Azure Gov (1:30) Amanda's site is Second Truth.com (99:00) The psychology of games (5:30) Movie reference: Back to the Future (6:30) How an Apple Watch or FitBit knows you're asleep (7:10)...
Frank and Andy talk with Kira Wetzel about girls+data, running, Harry Potter, and the stream of consciousness. Links Sponsor: Audible.com - Get a free audio book when you sign up for a free trial! Sponsor: Enterprise Data & Analytics Notable Quotes Frank's home improvement (2:15) Kira's LinkedIn profile (4:00) Girls and Data (4:30) Data Point: Girls and Data at SQL Saturday Charlotte (5:12) Tableau (6:00) "Say a Prayer" (9:30) Tourist-y stuff (12:00) "Quaint" (13:00) "Data found me."...
In this episode, Frank and Andy talk about the Ignite 2017 conference, quantum computing, great guests, and the effects of hurricanes on podcast production schedules. Oh yeah and the AI apocalypse. Maybe Elon Musk knows something we don't.
Fresh on the heels of ClearDB deleting his entire blog - every post, every comment, everything - Frank reflects on what went wrong, how not to do customer service, and the cloud's vulnerability to bureaucratic SNAFUs.
In this episode, Frank and Andy talk with Julie Smith, a Microsoft Data Platform MVP, Datawarehousing Architect and half of the Data Chix bloggers. Show notes coming soon, we're still blaming the eclipse. :)
On the 16th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of 9/11, Frank reflects on his personal experience and the impact of data analytics in the wake of disasters: both natural and unnatural. Links Frank's personal account of 9/11 Pictures from NYC that day Titanic: Machine Learning from Disaster Visualizing Hurricane Sandy with NHC data
In this episode, Frank and Andy talk with Kent Bradshaw, who recently completed the Microsoft Professional Data Science Certification. They chat about the program and about what could be a great Visual Studio Add-in for golf.
In this episode, Frank and Andy reflect on the ethical, legal, and scientific implications of creating AI chat bots based on deceased loved ones. They then ponder what sorts of things can be done with this type of technology, from marketing to political campaigns, and what a certain billionaire social network founder with a treasure trove of data at his disposal could accomplish.
In this show, Frank and Andy talk to Steven Fowler about his recent award for implementing an IoT solution that may change agriculture and nutrition forever. Show notes coming soon. We blame the eclipse. :)
In this Data Point, Frank ponders the ethical, spiritual, and philosophical implications of chat bots designed to be "virtual shells" of dearly departed. Stories Mentioned How a Man Turned His Dying Father Into AI The Story Behind Replika, the AI app that becomes you