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The Patent Law Land Grab

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Exposing World Corruption with a Unique Dataset

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Data Science Reveals When Donald Trump Isn’t Donald Trump

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No PhD Necessary

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How to Succeed at IoT—Amid Increasing Complexity

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After Disaster Strikes: Data in Disaster Recovery

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The Complex World of Data Scientists and Black-Box Algorithms

Why report on ML and AI applications?

Artificial intelligence has been a fun and even terrifying idea for a long time—we’ve seen it in old sci-fi books and shows—but we haven’t seen colossal technological leaps to support these ideas until recently, and now AI touches almost everything: our pets can video call us, our cellphones can turn into personal at-home medical laboratories, our neighborhood’s voting patterns can be determined from Google Street View, our brains can be stimulated into better information retention mode, our mental health or soon-to-be parental state can be deciphered, our thoughts can be partially decoded and visualized, our faces can be manipulated in photos and videos to show believable emotions and actions we didn’t originally displayed, our voices can be closely imitated to say things we’ve never actually said, and this is just the start. The tech is young.

The dog whistle that world leaders and major tech influencers are hearing and relaying is that AI is the place for innovation, expansion, and even future power. Its potential has enticed China to start plowing tons of resources into it, with the aim of leading the revolution. The AI revolution will fundamentally change every aspect of our lives. This is what we report on.

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United States2018-01-295Phil.Rob.Great Podcast!Thought provoking, great interviews, excellent background research, informative and entertaining!
United States2017-12-205JustinHanigInspirationalThis is a great podcast! It inspires a lot of great ideas I would like to use in my work and personal life. I look forward to each new episode. Keep up the good work!
United States2017-11-165HockeyhoneyGreatI really like this!
United States2017-10-275EarlagreyLove itI love this podcast! I can’t wait to hear more!
Germany2017-09-265paavopdfData in Form spannender GeschichtenSuper podcast über Data Science und all die Themen drum herum.
United States2016-11-075Soon2beExpatQualityThis podcast has great sound mixing and you can tell the substance is quality and well researched. Very interesting. Ginette also has a great radio voice.
United States2016-11-065seVEMesReal World TopicsI thought these podcasts sounded professional and well done. They are about issues that can affect everyone.
United States2016-11-055Carman202MattVery well done and thought provoking. I really like the tie of real life to analytics
United States2016-11-055jhou5+8-1Better than TAL, Data-Driven!Data and the stories of individuals behind that data. This podcast is first-rate journalism and I feel is produced at the same quality as any NPR podcast (e.g. This American Life), but with more interesting content, especially for those that are interested in both the numbers and the phenomena represented by such numbers.
United States2016-10-205LucyB2016Awesome new podcastThis new podcast is like Radio Lab, and focuses on interesting phenomena that are being explored through data analytics. Host is great, sources are legit, and the story is captivating. Can't wait to hear more from Data Crunch!