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Posts by Frank La Vigne

*DataPoint* Getting Kids into STEM

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Recently, this post of the Best Jobs in the US came across my news feed. Note that “Data Scientist” has been knocked out of first place by “Machine Learning Engineer.” This title didn’t even exist a few years ago. So then, how do we prepare kids for the future of work when the jobs don’t…

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*DataPoint* The Unbreakable Kim Schmidt

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While in Vegas, I caught up with my former DataLeader pal, Kim Schmidt to talk about her new book, advanced analytics, and why Microsoft, Google, and Amazon are the Ford, GM, and Chrysler of the 21st century.

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*DataPoint* Data Science in Las Vegas

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In this Data Point, Frank talks about how it’s data analytics and statistical analysis — and not luck — that run Las Vegas. It’s not Sin City, it’s Stats City. Although, that’s not nearly as catchy.

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Frank and Andy on Reinforcement Learning, Audiobooks, and Keto

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Frank and Andy sync up before a big internal conference and some goodies that Andy’s working on.

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Joel Cochran on Data in Politics, Law School, and Billiards

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In the first episode of “Season 2,” Frank and Andy catch up with Joel Cochran. Joel Cochran leverages data in the political arena. Show notes coming soon.

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