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From Big Data to Big Variables

Episode 21
March 31, 2020

Susan Holmes, a Stanford professor of statistics and 2017-18 CASBS fellow, chats with host John Markoff about her applied work on the human microbiome, the difficulty with P-Values, the power of heterogeneous data, and her research on Claude Shannon - widely known as the father of information theory and himself a CASBS fellow in 1957-58.


Human Centered features conversations about projects and research undertaken by CASBS fellows and other affiliates whose work engages central themes of concern to the Center. The podcast also features audio versions of events from CASBS's awesome online webcast series, Social Science for a World in Crisis.