By Murilo Cunha, Kevin Missoorten
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Welcome to another engaging episode of Datatopics Unplugged, the podcast where tech and relaxation intersect. Today, we're excited to host two special guests, Paolo and Tim, who bring their unique perspectives to our cozy corner.
Guests of Today
- Paolo: An enthusiast of fantasy and sci-fi reading, Paolo is on a personal mission to reduce his coffee consumption. He has a unique way of measuring his height, at 0.89 Sams tall. With over two and a half years of experience as a data engineer at dataroots, Paolo contributes a rich professional perspective. His hobbies extend to playing field hockey and a preference for the warmer summer season.
- Tim: Occasionally known as Dr. Dunkenstein, Tim brings a mix of humor and insight. He measures his height at 0.87 Sams tall. As the Head of Bizdev, he prefers to steer clear of grand titles, revealing his views on hierarchical structures and monarchies.
- Kyutai: We delve into France's answer to OpenAI with Paolo Leonard, exploring the implications and future of Kyutai: https://techcrunch.com/2023/11/17/kyutai-is-an-french-ai-research-lab-with-a-330-million-budget-that-will-make-everything-open-source/
- GPT-NL: A discussion led by Bart Smeets on the Netherlands' own open language model and its potential impact: https://www.computerweekly.com/news/366558412/Netherlands-starts-building-its-own-AI-language-model
- Data Quality Insights: A blog post by Paolo on data quality vs. data validation. We'll explore when and why data quality is essential, and evaluate tools like dbt, soda, deequ, and great_expectations: https://dataroots.io/blog/state-of-data-quality-october-2023
- Soda Data Contracts: An overview of the newly released OSS Data Contract Engine by Soda. https://docs.soda.io/soda/data-contracts.html
Food for Thought Corner:
- Hare - A 100-Year Programming Language: Bart starts a discussion on the ambition of Hare to remain relevant for a century: https://harelang.org/blog/2023-11-08-100-year-language/.
Join us for this mix of expert insights and light-hearted moments. Whether you're deeply embedded in the tech world or just dipping your toes in, this episode promises to be both informative and entertaining!
And, yes. There is a voucher, go to dataroots.io and navigate to the shop (top right) and use voucher code murilos_bargain_blast for a 25EUR discount!