Becoming a Data Scientist Podcast Episode 09: Justin Kiggins


Justin Kiggins, who calls himself a “full stack neuroscientist” talks to Renee about how he started as a musician majoring in music therapy, switched to mechanical engineering, and eventually made his way via biomedical engineering and neuroscience to study auditory perception and the brains of communicating birds.

Podcast Audio Links:
Link to podcast Episode 9 audio
Podcast’s RSS feed for podcast subscription apps
Podcast on Stitcher
Podcast on iTunes

Podcast Video Playlist:
Youtube playlist of interview videos

More about the Data Science Learning Club:
Data Science Learning Club Welcome Message
Learning Club Activity 9: Normalization [coming soon]
Data Science Learning Club Meet & Greet
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Links to topics mentioned by Justin in the interview:

MatLab

echo localization

convolution

Fulbright scholar

Ushahidi

HarassMap

European Starling
European Starling
video of starling singing
European Starling song file from Justin [1 min wav]

bird song recursive syntactic structure

Zebra Finch song

spectral analysis [pdf]

Neuron

brain electrodes

numpy
spark
thunder
pandas

birth doula

Allen Institute

Jobs for New Data Scientists website mentioned by Renee after interview



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