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The Standard Deviations podcast is a weekly production that looks at money, mind and meaning, all through a psychological lens. Each week, psychologist and New York Times bestselling author Dr. Daniel Crosby interviews a fascinating new guest, experts in everything from finance to literature to wellness. Each guest provides listeners with three concrete ways to apply what was learned that week, ensuring that weekly listening becomes part of a path to a richer life. Episodes are brief, resear ...
 
If you have a question about performance, Brian Wilson can help you find the answer. Ask PerfBytes focuses on questions submitted by PerfBytes listeners from around the world, bringing them the explanations, details, insights and advice on performance testing, engineering and operations. Send your questions to ask@perfbytes.com today!
 
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Nick Saleem is the Co-Founder of United Wealth Group and has been in the Financial Services Business since 1997. Nick focuses his practice around the Medical and Physician market and specializes in retirement and estate planning, insurance and employee benefit plans. Nick currently works with over 500 clients, and he is passionate about creating in…
 
Hilary and Roger discuss Hilary’s election night experience working as a data science project manager on the Biden campaign. Also, Cats follow up. Show Notes: Allison Horst data science illustrations Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hspter Get the Not So Standard…
 
Roger welcomes Lucy D’Agostino McGowan to the podcast to discuss the challenges of scientific communication, what computer to get, and the next big thing in tech. Plus, we introduce a new segment: How the heck did this happen? Show Notes: Lucy D’Agostino McGowan Failure Modes and Effects Analysis with COVID-19 Why is Cats? by Lindsay Ellis Support …
 
Maddie has a Masters in Behavioral Science from the London School of Economics. She is the co-founder and director of Salient, which is a behavioral science consultancy, and she is head of membership at the newly formed Global Association of Applied Behavioral Scientists. Maddie also enjoys teaching yoga whenever she can.Tune in to hear:- Western p…
 
Hilary and Roger dig into the mail bag, then discuss how Excel is always causing problems and the concept of failure modes in data analysis. Show Notes: Excel: Why using Microsoft's tool caused Covid-19 results to be lost Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hspter G…
 
Maxine Gray is the Business Strategy Development and Implementation Manager at Investec Wealth, South Africa. She is an ambassador for the United Nations Global Compact of young SDG innovators. Maxine has also been a board member of imagine.nation (NPO) since 2015, and she is the founder of Winter Warmer drive (2010-2020), helping over 20,000 peopl…
 
Hilary and Roger weave a coffee thread through their discussion of .Rprofile files, Roger’s reproducibility woes, and Palantir. Show Notes: The 9barista Palantir should be investigated Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hspter Get the Not So Standard Deviations boo…
 
Jess Von Bank (also known as JVB) is the head of marketing at Leapgen and the founder of the global world of work community Now of Work. JVB is proficient with, and passionate about, HR tech and connecting talent to opportunity. She lives in Minneapolis, MN with her three daughters and enjoys obstacle races and dark chocolate.Tune in to hear:- What…
 
Hilary and Roger celebrate the five year anniversary of the podcast and discuss pandemic work, the changing podcast landscape, Palantir followup, TikTok’s algorithm, and Roger’s .Rprofile. Show Notes: Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hspter Get the Not So Standar…
 
Roger is the host of the Retirement Answer Man podcast and Roger That! YouTube series where he helps hundreds of clients secure their ideal retirements. He has worked as a CFP for more than 25 years and is passionate about making sure people are prepared for retirement while living their best lives along the way. He authored the book Rock Retiremen…
 
Hilary and Roger discuss TikTok, even though they’ve never used it, and Palantir, even though they’ve never used it. Show Notes: China bans AI exports Palantir S-1 Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hspter Get the Not So Standard Deviations book: https://leanpub.co…
 
Now in his 31st year as a financial professional and Partner of Strategic Wealth Group, LLC. John is a Chartered Financial Consultant and member of MDRT's Top of the Table. SWG's mission is to help clients establish goals, make efficient decisions and implement macro strategies to reach those goals.Tune in to hear:- Why is it potential a mistake fo…
 
Hilary and Roger discuss The Last Dance, the future of the data science industry, and living in an era of constant crisis. Oh, and Hilary has a new job! Show notes: Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hspter Get the Not So Standard Deviations book: https://leanpub.c…
 
Hilary and Roger discuss Roger’s freshly-delivered talk for the Joint Statistical Meetings, social media and how ideas from intelligence analysis apply to data analysis. Show notes: The Gift of Nothing by Patrick McDonnell Intelligence Matters Podcast Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter…
 
In her role as the Director of Innovation at TD Ameritrade Institutional, Dani oversees the development of advanced investment management and technology tools designed to help independent registered investment advisors compete and thrive in a world of accelerating change. Dani is also responsible for implementing voice-first capabilities at TD Amer…
 
Dr. Joy Lere is a psychologist and consultant who practices where Freud meets finance. She works with foot planted in the field of psychology and the other waltzing on Wall Street. She has previously served as an Associate Clinical Professor of Clinical Psychology at George Washington University and has held clinical and research positions at Child…
 
Hilary and Roger discuss working from home (mobile edition), correlation vs. causation, Roger’s coffee woes, and data analytic “style”. Show notes: 9barista coffee maker Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hspter Get the Not So Standard Deviations book: https://lean…
 
Phil Pearlman is the Chief Community Officer at Stocktwits, the world’s largest community of investors and traders. Phil previously worked as the Director of Marketing at Bank OZK and as the Interactive Editor at Yahoo Finance. On his blog Eight Fat Swine, Phil looks at questions about behavior and irrationality and seeks out solutions that foster …
 
Hilary and Roger discuss using data to prove someone wrong and then embark on another book club discussing Scott Berkun’s How Design Makes the World. And Hilary has an important coffee update! Show Notes: How Design Makes the World by Scott Berkun Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: ht…
 
Larry Swedroe is the Chief Research Officer at Buckingham Strategic Wealth. He is a pioneer within evidence-based investing that focuses on a scientific approach to investment. He is the author of seven books, including The Only Guide to a Winning Investment Strategy You’ll Ever Need, and the co-author of eight other investment books. At Buckingham…
 
Tune in to hear:- Ways investors can confront their fear of loss aversion when this fear holds them back- How financial professionals can have meaningful conversations with their clients about times of great market uncertainty and volatility, like what we are seeing as a result of coronavirus- Is there a such thing as too much communication with cl…
 
Hilary and Roger discuss “microservices”, importing the tidyverse into a package, business acronyms, math as a sketching tool, and renaming the Fisher Lecture. Show notes: Art of Doing Science and Engineering (Stripe Press) Microservices How Design Makes the World Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hila…
 
Listener emails, Critical Race Theory, Intersectionality, motte and bailey fallacy, Kafka trap, White Fragility, police brutality, racism, identity politics, feminism, BLM, Antifa, cults, journalism, activism, CHAZ, the autonomous zone, and mass hysteria. Recommended listening: Sam Harris “Can We Pull Back From the Brink?” https://samharris.org/pod…
 
Iván is a graduate of the College of the Holy Cross with a bachelor’s degree in political science and Spanish literature and brings a unique blend of analytical and holistic thinking to each of his clients. Iván’s expertise is in asset protection, wealth accumulation and wealth distribution strategies. His vast knowledge and rich experience in the …
 
George Floyd, race wars, riots, protests, racism, police brutality, racial bias, Antifa, white supremacy, virtue signaling, algorithms, & the media. The Case for Black Optimism https://quillette.com/2019/09/28/the-case-for-black-optimism/ Submit your questions here: https://standardpodcast.com/contact Donate to our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/…
 
Ashvin Chheda, President & Managing Director at Opes One Advisors, was born in Ibadan, Nigeria. Moving to the UK, Ashvin earned a Bachelors of Engineering in Electrical Engineering from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Tech, and subsequently moved to the US to complete a Master’s of Science at the University of Michigan. While …
 
Justin Castelli is a financial advisor and the founder of RLS Wealth Management. RLSWM was founded in 2015 with the belief that independent, unbiased financial planning and investment management should be available to everyone looking for it. In addition to working with clients regardless of their asset level or income, Justin runs the financial pl…
 
Hilary and Roger discuss such non-pandemic topics as: the stunning conclusion to the Moka Pot Saga, Hilary’s new book she’s reading on design thinking, building software without dependencies, and Lady Dynamite. Show notes: How Design Makes the World Lady Dynamite Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilar…
 
Dr. Joy Lere is a psychologist with a practice focused on the merger of money and mindset. She has worked internationally with driven, achievement-oriented professionals who are motivated to reach the next level in their careers and finances.Tune in to hear:- What is “an existential boundary experience?”- How we can hold on to, and harness, the cla…
 
Hilary and Roger revisit COBOL, discuss the tradeoff of stability vs. flexibility, complain about discussing statistics over email, tech addiction, and R version 4.0. Show notes: R 4.0 from the Revolutions Blog stringsAsFactors Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hs…
 
Kyle specializes in connecting the dots between the future of technology and finance, building strategic relationships and connecting people. He’s currently working with SS & C Advent and is focused on shaping the Black Diamond Wealth Platform for large financial service firms. Kyle lives in Georgia with his wife and 4 children and he’s passionate …
 
Hilary and Roger give an update on the home coffee situation and discuss COBOL programming as a metaphor for reproducible research. Show notes: Iron sharpens iron Security is a process, not a product (by Bruce Schneier) Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hspter Get…
 
Lisa Brenneman is the Behavioral Finance and Strategic Innovation leader at TD Wealth. She created the TD Wealth Personality Assessment Tool using the Five Factor Model of Personality, enabling clients and advisors to identify their financial and investing blind spots.Tune in to hear:- What are the “Big 5” measures of personality?- What lessons can…
 
Hilary and Roger discuss Andrew Cuomo’s appreciation of statisticians, whether to look or not look at COVID19 data, and developing Shiny apps. Show notes: Cuomo on statisticians NYT COVID19 data on GitHub Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hspter Get the Not So Sta…
 
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