Top 15 Data Science Podcasts To Subscribe To In 2019

Technologies like data science, artificial intelligence are evolving every day and for a data science aficionado, it is very crucial to be on the same track. With the fast movement and busy schedule of daily life, it is merely become possible to sit and read a book. In these cases, podcasts provide you with great benefits. In this article, we list down 15 active data science podcasts which are worth listening to.


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1| Podcast By AIM

The podcasts here are Analytics India Magazine’s exclusive live video podcasts where  AIM team talks about the latest trends in data science with leading experts from the analytics industry and what the future of analytics holds in India. Listen to the latest topic which is about Speech is the new UI.

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2| Data Stories

Data Stories is a data science podcast which mainly focuses on the topic of data visualisation. The hosts of this podcast are Enrico Bertini and Moritz Stefaner. The episodes include various discussions on visualisation along with interviewing prominent persons from different fields. Till now, there is a total of 139 episodes and the duration of the episodes mostly ranges from 30 minutes to 50 minutes.

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3| Linear Digressions

Linear Digression is a podcast about interesting techniques such as machine learning and data science. There are more than 150 episodes with an average duration of 15 minutes. The latest episode is about using statistics to understand why software projects are always running late.

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4| Data Skeptic

Data Skeptic is a data science podcast which mainly focuses on areas like machine learning, artificial intelligence, statistics, sentiment analysis, data visualisation, data optimisation, etc. The show is hosted by Kyle Polich and the duration ranges from 15 minutes to 60 minutes. This can be said as one of the longest-running podcasts on data science. This is a weekly podcast which brings you tutorials and interesting stories of this emerging technology.

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5| Data Analytics Power Hour

This podcast is hosted by Michael Helbling, Moe Kiss and Tim Wilson where each episode is a closed topic and an open forum. The duration of the episodes may take up to 60 minutes. The hosts hope their listeners to take away something to try at the work the next day after listening to their episodes.

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6| The O’Reilly Data Show

The O’Reilly Data Show Podcast explores the opportunities and techniques driving big data, data science, and artificial intelligence. The duration of the episodes last up to 30-50 minutes and the topics include are ai applications and various open source data software design.

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7| Data Science At Home

This podcast provides episodes of emerging technologies like machine learning and algorithms. It is an active podcast which includes a total of 59 episodes till now and the average duration is 30 minutes where you can learn about various machine learning algorithms, the predictive power of metadata, deep learning, and other such topics.

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8| Data Futurology

The host of this podcast, Felipe speaks to the top data science leaders around the globe and discusses the various topics related to data science and machine learning. Trending topics such as the various skills required to become data scientist, how to become one, steps of good data strategy, applications of machine learning and artificial intelligence, etc. are discussed in the episodes.

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9| This Week In Machine Learning & AI

This Week in Machine Learning & AI podcasts brings top minds and ideas from the world of AI to a broad and influential community of data scientists, engineers and tech-savvy business and IT leaders. It is availble in both audio and video formats. TWiML & AI is hosted by Sam Charrington, a sought after speaker, commentator and thought leader, and the founder of CloudPulse Strategies, an industry research firm.  

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10| Data Framed

This podcast is sponsored by DataCamp and is hosted by data scientist Hugo Bowne-Anderson. In this podcast, the host approaches the question about data science from the perspective of what problems Data Science tries to solve instead of what definition fits it best. The discussion around the topics from automated medical diagnosis and self-driving cars to recommendation systems and climate change, come on a journey with industry and academic experts to explore the inner workings of the industry that will color the 21st century.

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11| TAG Data Talk

Tag Data Talk events provide opportunities to network with peers and thought leaders covering a broad spectrum of data topics including; Big Data, data science, IoT, business and predictive analytics, machine learning, artificial intelligence, storytelling through data and data visualization.

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12| Becoming a Data Scientist

In this podcast, the host, Renee Teate, sits down each week with someone who is on their way to become a data scientist. The latest episode is about Tom Tom Fest Applied ML Conference 2019. The podcasts include interviews with the data science professionals and their paths into the industry.

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13| Super Data Science

In this podcast, the host talks with various data scientists and other experts in the data science field. The topics involve trending areas such as computer vision, neural networks, artificial intelligence, data visualisations, data privacy and other data science-related topics. The latest podcast is about building machine autonomy with neural networks.

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14| Data Crunch

Ginette Methot is the main producer, writer, and host of the Data Crunch podcast and Curtis Seare is the co-host. This podcast produces highly-rated podcasts about data science and machine learning. The host talks every month about topics like statistics, automated machine learning, deep learning and how these technologies are impacting on the industry.

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15| Not So Standard Deviations

Not So Standard Deviations is a data science podcast where the hosts Roger Peng and Hilary Parker talk about the latest in data science and data analysis in academia and industry. The topics such as data analysis, statistics, business intelligence analysts, information on data science resources and other events are generally the topics of discussions in this podcast.

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Ambika Choudhury
A Technical Journalist who loves writing about Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. A lover of music, writing and learning something out of the box.

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