For our season 4 kickoff, we’re taking a look at uses of AI that aren’t so black and white. When it comes to deepfakes, filtering, and predictive policing - when do the risks outweigh the benefits? Are these use-cases inherently bad, or is there a way to combat underlying unfairness? We're also welcoming our new host, Christopher Peter Makris to the show in his inaugural episode!
Deep Learning has become a mainstay in today's data science and AI practices - but what makes it so valuable? On this Banana Byte, we explore when, why, and how to use deep learning, and how it compares to (and might replace!) other common algorithms.
In anticipation of our season 4 launch on August 7th, we’ll be releasing profiles of our wonderful hosts and their hot takes on the data space. Our first profile is our new (!!) host, Christopher Peter Makris.
Many claim that Cloud has stolen the computing show - providing scalability, cost savings, loss prevention, and more - it's taken the world (and the headlines) by storm. So, on this Banana Byte, we ask - is cloud computing inevitable? Or is it just a disruptive buzzword whose negatives outweigh the benefits?
On the Banana Data Podcast we have the In English Please segment. This serves as a way to simply breakdown concepts in plain english. Here is a glossary of all the terms discussed to date. If you like what you hear, please be sure to subscribe!
Zoom conferencing software recently made headlines for its huge leaks in privacy and security, pushing a number of big corporations to block the software and push for new privacy legislation. During this Banana Byte session, we cover the things Zoom overlooked - and what it means for data privacy, usability, and user experience.
For our Season 3 finale, we're taking a look at model accuracy, the threat of generalized results, and how to understand and demonstrate the nuanced results of your models. Is the onus on scientists and journalists to subdue buzzy headlines or should media consumers be more wary of extrapolated statistics?