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Dive into conversations that should flow as smoothly as your morning coffee (but don't), where industry insights meet laid-back banter. Whether you're a data aficionado or just someone curious about the digital age, pull up a chair, relax, and let's get into the heart of data, unplugged style!

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#38 Open Source AI, SQL Dialects, and New Terminals

Welcome to the cozy corner of the tech world where ones and zeros mingle with casual chit-chat. Datatopics Unplugged is your go-to spot for relaxed discussions around tech, news, data, and society.

Dive into conversations that should flow as smoothly as your morning coffee (but don't), where industry insights meet laid-back banter. Whether you're a data aficionado or just someone curious about the digital age, pull up a chair, relax, and let's get into the heart of data, unplugged style!

In episode #38, "Open Source AI, SQL Dialects, and New Terminals," we've taken a slight detour from our usual live format to bring you an exceptionally pre-recorded session, packed with the same insightful discussions and a touch of geeky humor.

Remember, this episode was not broadcasted live but was exceptionally pre-recorded to maintain our tradition of bringing you the most engaging and relevant tech discussions.

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#37 Text2Video with Sora and Blazing-Fast Python Packaging

Welcome to the cozy corner of the tech world where ones and zeros mingle with casual chit-chat. Datatopics Unplugged is your go-to spot for relaxed discussions around tech, news, data, and society.

Dive into conversations that should flow as smoothly as your morning coffee (but don't), where industry insights meet laid-back banter. Whether you're a data aficionado or just someone curious about the digital age, pull up a chair, relax, and let's get into the heart of data, unplugged style!

In episode #37, titled "Text2Video with Sora and Blazing-Fast Python Packaging," we're joined by guests Vitala Sparacello and Lukas Valatka to navigate the latest tech frontiers. Here's what's on the agenda:

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#36 Altman's Chips, Mojo Gets Fast and TUIs

Welcome to the cozy corner of the tech world where ones and zeros mingle with casual chit-chat. Datatopics Unplugged is your go-to spot for relaxed discussions around tech, news, data, and society.

Dive into conversations that should flow as smoothly as your morning coffee (but don't), where industry insights meet laid-back banter. Whether you're a data aficionado or just someone curious about the digital age, pull up a chair, relax, and let's dive into episode #36 titled "Altman's Chips, Mojo Gets Fast and TUIs", featuring Nemanja Radojkovic, an MLOps Lead and Educator, as our special guest.

In this episode, we explore a variety of cutting-edge topics:


Follow Nemanja on LinkedIn and check out his courses

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#35 Mamba to Challenge the Transformer Architecture?

Welcome to the cozy corner of the tech world where ones and zeros mingle with casual chit-chat. Datatopics Unplugged is your go-to spot for relaxed discussions around tech, news, data, and society.

Dive into conversations that should flow as smoothly as your morning coffee (but don't), where industry insights meet laid-back banter. Whether you're a data aficionado or just someone curious about the digital age, pull up a chair, relax, and let's get into the heart of data, unplugged style!

In this episode, "Mamba to Challenge the Transformer Architecture?", we delve into a spectrum of tech topics and scrutinize the facets of productivity in the engineering realm. Here's a sneak peek of what we're discussing today:

  • Checkout or Switch: Exploring new tech tools and their necessity. For further reading, check out this article.
  • Mamba: A Viable Replacement for Transformers?: Discussing Mamba's potential to replace Transformer models in AI, and the paradigm shift it represents. Learn more in this LinkedIn post and look forward to its presentation at the ICLR 2024 conference.
  • Biggest Productivity Killers in the Engineering Industry: Identifying the top productivity obstacles in engineering, including perfectionism, procrastination, and context-switching. Dive deeper into the topic here.
  • Meta's Copyright Contradiction: Analyzing Meta's approach to copyright law in protecting its AI model while contesting similar protections for others. More on this discussion can be found here.
  • Speeding Up Postgres Analytical Queries: Showcasing how pg_analytics enhances Postgres analytical queries by 94x, posing a question on the need for other tools. For more insights, visit this blog post.

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#34 Thoughts on Sports, Data & AI

Welcome to the cozy corner of the tech world where ones and zeros mingle with casual chit-chat. Datatopics Unplugged is your go-to spot for relaxed discussions around tech, news, data, and society.

In episode #34, "Thoughts on Sports, Data & AI", we lace up our virtual running shoes and dribble into the intersection of sports, technology, and data. This episode is not just a playground for tech enthusiasts but a stadium where data geeks and sports fans unite. So, grab your favorite sports drink, relax, and let's dive into the heart of data and sports, unplugged style!

  • AI-Driven Fitness Coaching: Exploring the latest in AI-based running coaches like Trenara and Ultra Trail Coaching.
  • The Science of Soccer: Delving into VAEP, a cutting-edge framework for valuing soccer player actions.

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#33 Everything is Technical Debt

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Dive into conversations that should flow as smoothly as your morning coffee (but don't), where industry insights meet laid-back banter. Whether you're a data aficionado or just someone curious about the digital age, pull up a chair, relax, and let's get into the heart of data, unplugged style!

In This Episode:

Join hosts Murilo and Bart as they navigate these intriguing topics, bringing their unique perspectives and a touch of humor to the table.

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Insights from RootsConf: AI's Socio-Historical Impact & BI Advancements (pt 2/2)

🎙️ Episode Special: Insights from RootsConf – The Data Dialogue Series, Part 2

Welcome to part two of our special RootsConf series, presented by Dataroots. This episode delves into more insightful conversations from the fifth annual RootsConf. Join us as we explore two engaging interviews, each shedding light on key aspects of AI, tech, and data evolution.

  • 🤖 Rage Against the Machine with Chiel Mues: Delve into a socio-historical analysis of the AI industry. Chiel Mues takes us on a journey, linking the dots between the industrial revolution and today's tech era. Inspired by the book “Blood in the Machine”, this session will focus on intellectual property and worker’s rights within the AI realm.
  •  📈 Modern BI Explored with Mathieu Sencie & Julien Dosogne: Join us as we unravel the intricacies of Modern BI. Mathieu and Julien dissect how these solutions outpace traditional BI by empowering users through self-service capabilities and data democratization. A futuristic look at the expectations and lessons learned from the past in Business Intelligence.


This episode promises to be a treasure trove of insights for anyone passionate about understanding the depths of technology and its societal impact. Whether you're a seasoned data professional or just dipping your toes into the digital waters, these discussions are sure to spark your curiosity and broaden your horizons.

Don't miss out on this compelling continuation of our RootsConf special!

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DataTopics: Data Roles & MistralAI

Welcome to the cozy corner of the tech world where ones and zeros mingle with casual chit-chat. Datatopics Unplugged is your go-to spot for relaxed discussions around tech, news, data, and society.

Dive into conversations that should flow as smoothly as your morning coffee (but don’t), where industry insights meet laid-back banter. Whether you’re a data aficionado or just someone curious about the digital age, pull up a chair, relax, and let’s get into the heart of data, unplugged style!

In this episode, we’re joined by Maryam, an Analytics Engineer with a passion for challenges and a knack for curiosity. From sewing to yoga, Maryam brings a unique perspective to our tech-centric discussions.

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We streamed live!

Insights from RootsConf: Voice Cloning, Data Solutions & Dashboards (pt 1/2)

🎙️ Episode Special: Insights from RootsConf – The Data Dialogue Series

Welcome to a special episode of our podcast, direct from the halls of the fifth annual RootsConf, brought to you by Dataroots. This year's conference is buzzing with innovative ideas and cutting-edge tech discussions. We're excited to share with you three thought-provoking interviews with some of the most insightful presenters at the event.

  • 🗣️ Exploring the Future with Sophie & Senne: Voice Cloning: Join us as we delve into the fascinating world of voice cloning. Sophie and Senne offer an in-depth look at how this technology is developed and the ethical considerations it brings to the table. It's a blend of technology and responsibility.
  • 💻 Navigating Data Integration Challenges with Nick: We switch gears to data integration challenges with Nick, who also shares his triggering perspective on the role of JavaScript in data solutions. But on a more serious note, it's a practical take on the complexities of integrating cutting-edge tech into existing systems.
  • 📊 Increasing Dashboard Adoption: Insights from Sophie & Ben: Rounding out our interviews, Sophie and Ben discuss strategies to boost the adoption and effectiveness of data dashboards. They emphasize the importance of making these tools accessible and engaging for a broader audience.

Join us for this special episode where we balance deep tech insights with accessible discussions. Perfect for enthusiasts and professionals alike who are keen to stay ahead in the world of data and technology.

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Data Quality, Contracts and 100 Year Old Hares

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.

Topics

Biz Corner:

Tech Corner:

Food for Thought Corner:

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!

OSS equals marketing?

Welcome to the cozy corner of the tech world where ones and zeros mingle with casual chit-chat. Datatopics Unplugged is your go-to spot for relaxed discussions around tech, news, data, and society.

Dive into conversations that should flow as smoothly as your morning coffee (but don't), where industry insights meet laid-back banter. Whether you're a data aficionado or just someone curious about the digital age, pull up a chair, relax, and let's get into the heart of data, unplugged style!

In today's episode:

Biz corner

Tech corner

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