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Tic-Tac-Toe the Hard Way is a podcast about the human decisions in building a machine learning system

From Google’s People + AI Research team, David Weinberger and Yannick Assogba build a machine learning system that plays Tic-Tac-Toe. They discuss the choices, not just the technical ones, along the way in the ten-part podcast series: A writer and a software engineer engage in an extended conversation as they take a hands-on approach to exploring how machine learning systems get made and the human choices that shape them. Along...

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Explore Explain is a new visualization podcast about how the charts get made

From Andy Kirk, there’s a new visualization podcast in town: Explore Explain is a new data visualisation podcast and video series. Each episode is based on a conversation with visualisation designers to explore the design story behind a single visualisation, or series of related works. The conversations provide an opportunity to explain their design process and to share insight on the myriad little decisions that underpin the finished works. It...

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Machine learning podcast

I'm glad podcasts are a thing right now. Talking Machines is a new podcast on machine learning, statistics, and data, hosted by journalist Katherine Gorman and computer science professor Ryan Adams. One "Hello, world" episode in, it seems promising. Sometimes these technical podcasts get lost in jargon, which gets old fast, but I think they're working towards a good balance. Tags: lunch talk, podcast, Talking Machines

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