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More than a refresh: A podcast about data and the people who wrangle it

More than a refresh: A podcast about data and the people who wrangle it

By Joshua Drake
More than a Refresh is a new podcast dedicated to learning about data and the people behind it through lively conversation, diverse topics, and engaging guest speakers. We explore professional trends within the ecosystem including trouble spots, privacy, equity, democratization, and future directions. Listen wherever you get your podcasts.
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Episode Five: Erik Brandsberg, Founder and Chief Architect of Heimdall Data

More than a refresh: A podcast about data and the people who wrangle it

Episode Five: Erik Brandsberg, Founder and Chief Architect of Heimdall Data

More than a refresh: A podcast about data and the people who wrangle it

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Episode Six: Stephanie Kirmer, Senior Data Scientist at Saturn Cloud
Welcome to episode six of More than a Refresh, with Joshua "JD" Drake. Listen in as he and Stephanie Kirmer, Senior Data Scientist at Saturn Cloud, discuss why human beings are always at the center of data, questioning "could" vs. "should," and why requiring a data scientist to have a PhD is "bananas."
01:25:09
May 5, 2021
Episode Five: Erik Brandsberg, Founder and Chief Architect of Heimdall Data
Welcome to episode five of More than a Refresh, with Joshua "JD" Drake. Listen in as he and Heimdall Data Founder, Erik Brandsberg, discuss demonstrating value to potential clients, visiting 40 countries in 40 years, and how automated caching and read/write split are really one in the same.
01:07:27
April 21, 2021
Episode Four: Daniele Varrazzo, Creator of Python Driver Psycopg3
Welcome to episode four of More than a Refresh, with Joshua "JD" Drake. Listen in as he discusses Open Source licensing, "humble" drivers, photography, and the nature of adapt or die with Daniele Varrazzo, Creator of Python Driver Psycopg3.
01:16:32
March 16, 2021
Episode Three: Karinn Chambers, Breast Cancer Oncologist and Surgeon
Welcome to episode three of More than a Refresh, with Joshua "JD" Drake. Listen in as he chats with Karinn Chambers, Breast Cancer Oncologist and Surgeon, about how data complexities affect patient care in our healthcare system.
49:05
March 4, 2021
Episode Two: Ben Rogojan, The Seattle Data Guy
Welcome to episode two of More than a Refresh, with Joshua "JD" Drake. Listen in as he chats with Ben Rogojan, better known as the Seattle Data Guy, about being a digital nomad, how small businesses can manage their data, Wall Street Bets, and his path from chef to data consultant.
49:09
February 17, 2021
Episode One: Karthik Ranganathan, Founder & CTO at YugaByte
Welcome to episode one of More than a Refresh, with Joshua "JD" Drake. Listen in as he has an honest discussion with Karthik Ranganathan about Yugabyte, PostgreSQL, Open Source, and the best surf movie ever made.
55:13
February 2, 2021
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More than a Refresh, a podcast about data and the people who wrangle it. Take a short listen and get a light take on the data, the world, and the why we need another podcast.
06:44
January 28, 2021