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Superheroes of Science

Feb 22, 2021

Kristen Mori, a Machine Learning Engineer with the Houston Astros, joins us for this episode. Kristen explains what machine learning is and how it’s used in major league baseball to track player stats.

Feb 16, 2021

Matthew DeVerna, Ph.D. student, from the Observatory on Social Media (OSoMe) at Indiana University discusses many aspects of “misinformation”. These include things like ‘fake news’, some types of memes, rumors or unverified information, the intent of a post, and disinformation. Below are some of the tools that...

Feb 6, 2021

Jill Newton, Associate Professor of Mathematics Education at Purdue University joins us to discuss her career path that led her to become a professor at Purdue University. She also discusses some of the mathematical patterns in cultures that she has visited. Jill challenges a common perception of what mathematicians...