PyDataMCR

PyDataMCR

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A Podcast focusing on all things data in Manchester(UK). Hosted by the organisers of the Manchester PyData chapter.


18 - Functional Programming and Data Engineering with James Fielder
Aug 26 • 60 min
Welcome to PyDataMCR Episode 18, James Fielder, Jennifer and John are talking functional programming, typing and data engineering. Sponsors Cathcart Associates - cathcartassociates.com/ Horsefly Analytics - horseflyanalytics.com/ Our Collaborators…
17 - Data Engineering and Game Theory with Eslene Bikoumou
Jul 26 • 44 min
Welcome to PyDataMCR Episode 17, Eslene Bikoumou, Jennifer and John are talking about Game Theory and what does Data Engineering look like at a Manchester based start up. Sponsors Cathcart Associates - cathcartassociates.com/ Horsefly Analytics -…
16 - Academia and back again with Adam Fletcher
Jun 26 • 53 min
Welcome to PyDataMCR Episode 16, Adam Fletcher, Jennifer and John are talking about Adams journey from industry, to academia and back again; and some insight into the world of data science consulting. Sponsors: Cathcart Associates -…
15 - Open Contracts and Volunteering in Tech with Hera
May 26 • 41 min
Welcome to PyDataMCR Episode 15, Hera Hussain, Jennifer and John are talking about Open Contracting - what it is and why it is important, as well as Volunteering in Tech - how to get into it and how to get it right. Sponsors Cathcart Associates -…
14 - Johns Favourite Topic: Recommender Systems
Apr 26 • 44 min
Welcome to PyDataMCR Episode 14, today Jennifer and John are talking about Recommender Systems, where you can find them, and why they are still so difficult Sponsors Cathcart Associates - cathcartassociates.com/ Horsefly Analytics - horseflyanalytics.com/…
13 - The Joys of Open Data
Mar 26 • 58 min
Welcome to PyDataMCR Episode 13, today we are talking to our friends at Open Data Manchester about how it came to be, and what the past decade has held in store. Guests Julian - @Julianlstar Sam - @milsomsam http://www.opendatamanchester.org.uk Sponsors…
12 - Sentiment Analysis and NLP
Feb 25 • 47 min
Welcome to PyDataMCR Episode 12, This episode is all about Natural Language Processing, specifically Sentiment Analysis. Listen for our take on the approach to the complexity of text data, how we prepare the data, and the tools we can use to tease out…
11 - A Year in Review
Jan 26 • 47 min
This month we thought we would take a break from our usual episode format and have ourselves as the guests. Listen to us reflect on our year volunteering with PyDataMCR. We talk about what we did this year, including Google Next! We also talk a little…
10 - Hacktoberfest Special
Nov 25, 2019 • 53 min
Welcome to PyDataMCR episode 10 , This episode was recorded throughout our weekend Hacktoberfest event. We ran this event in tandem with PythonNW, DjangoGirls, PyLadiesNW, Rladies and HER+Data and as such this podcast dips into multiple different…
9 - Smart Meters, more like Dumb Meters Ft. Ellen Talbot
Oct 25, 2019 • 46 min
Welcome to PyDataMCR episode 9 , today we are talking to Ellen Talbot, a PhD candidate at the University of Liverpool in the Geographic Data Science Lab. Ellen talks with us about smart people in academia and smart meters in energy usage. Sponsors…
8 - Mucking around and making things work Ft. Tom Liptrot
Sep 24, 2019 • 47 min
Welcome to PyDataMCR episode 8 , today we are talking to Tom Liptrot who is a Consultant Data Scientist at Ortom, a Manchester based Data Science Consultancy. We talk about how flexibility at work can lead to great data products, some various meetups Tom…
7 - Open Science and Imposters syndrome Ft. Rachael Ainsworth
Sep 24, 2019 • 45 min
Welcome to PyDataMCR episode 7, today we are talking to Rachael Ainsworth who is a Research Associate in Radio Astronomy and Open Science Champion at the Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics, which is part of the University of Manchester, UK. Rachael…
6 - Developer Advocacy and dealing with burnout Ft. Tania Allard
Jul 25, 2019 • 39 min
Welcome to PyDataMCR episode 6, today we are talking to Tania Allard who is a Developer Advocate for Microsoft here in Manchester. Find out what a developer advocate does. We discuss advice for dealing with burnout in the modern world. Show Notes Tania…
5 - Data in Dating Ft. Ian Forrester
Jun 25, 2019 • 43 min
Today we talk about data in dating(I am sure there is an obvious pun there). Are you aware of the white label sites that share your data? How can a dating sights interests align with yours if it’s in their interests to keep you single? We talk with…
4 - Data Science in Production Ft. Leanne Fitzpatrick
May 25, 2019 • 39 min
Welcome to PyDataMCR episode 4 , today we are talking with Leanne Fitzpatrick, Head of Data at Hello Soda. Leanne is a Passionate data leader with experience developing, implementing and growing a data analytics and data science function within (what was)…
3 - Forecasting Ft. Kaylea Haynes
Apr 25, 2019 • 41 min
Description Welcome to PyDataMCR episode 3 , today we are talking about forecasting with Kaylea Haynes, data science team leader at Peak here in Manchester. Kaylea is involved in RLadies Manchester and has a great presence in the data community here in…
2 - Getting a Job in Data Ft. Liam Wilson of Cathcart Associates
Mar 29, 2019 • 39 min
Welcome to PyDataMCR episode 2, today we are talking to Liam Wilson from Cathcart Associates, an independent technology recruitment company. If you’re in Data in Manchester or Edinburgh chances are you already know Liam as one of the organisers of MancML,…
1 - Geospatial data with Rebecca Davey and David Mulcahy
Feb 21, 2019 • 38 min
PyDataMCR - Episode 1 - Geospatial data with Rebecca Davey and David Mulcahy Welcome to the official PyDataMCR podcast, In this episode we are joined by Rebecca and David from INRIX. We zip through topics including GPS tracking, Hidden Markov Models and…
PyDataMCR - Episode 0 - NUMFOCUS with Dr Gina Helfrich
Dec 17, 2018 • 80 min
PyDataMCR - Episode 0 - NUMFOCUS with Dr Gina Helfrich Welcome to the official PyDataMCR podcast, In this episode we give an introduction to PyData,NUMFOCUS and some of the organisers. The mission of NumFOCUS is to promote sustainable high-level…