Podcasts have got to be everybody’s favorite mode of consuming knowledge. They pack a lot of information in a single show, provide you with a fun conversational tone for all topics and are absolutely perfect for those boring, long commutes. Listening to Data Science podcasts is a great way to stay up to date on the latest advancements in the field, coming right from the leading voices of the industry. Here are 10 of our favorite picks -
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Byte Academy’s welcome breakfast for its new cohort the Traders became a bonding session with the inaugural integration of Know Your Crew, a mobile app which uses creative questions to connect groups. Over bagels, fruit and coffee, the Traders, instructors and staff filled in the blanks to questions such as “my biggest pet peeve is______.” By doing so, students gained valuable insight into people that they would spend the next three months with. The Traders also had an opportunity to get a heads up on Byte Academy team members as they watched them answer questions regarding each other such as “who is the most likely to give unsolicited advice?” Of course that and all answers remain confidential ...
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Those who’ve heard of blockchain technology at all will likely associate it with Bitcoin, the decentralized, internationally traded ‘cryptocurrency’ which made headlines across the globe back in March when the value of a single ‘bitcoin’ surpassed that of an ounce of gold. For those who don’t know, bitcoins are digital, nonphysical ‘coins’ which can be used to buy goods and services online. The trading of these bitcoins, along with all other cryptocurrencies (of which there are many), is underpinned by a database protocol called blockchain.