Playlist: Extra Silliness

S3E05: Pop Quiz 3: Ethan’s Revenge

What starts as a friendly check-in with our intern Ethan McCormick in the Netherlands turns into Ethan’s Pop Quiz Revenge around the themes of statistical paradoxes and distributions. Along the way, Greg and Patrick also discuss headlamps, airport carousels, prostrate vs. prostate, operatic ambulances, ungulates, how X-mas got its X, Cobra Kai, bromeo, metric time, …

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S2E31: Quantitude HaiQ / Metaphor for Team Science / Plus Intern Issues

Patrick and Greg celebrate international haiku day with listener-submitted HaiQs, and somehow tie that to a discussion of team science, all while interviewing intern applicant Ethan McCormick. Along the way they also discuss Googling as research, cheddar fries, Big Lima Bean, Mc vs. Mac, moody loners in Montana cabins, English particle accelerators, the Boulder Model, …

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Episode 19: Live from The Rusty — Irish Storytelling & Quantitative Limericks

Patrick and Greg celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Irish storytelling of some of their own epic academic fails, interspersed with a selection of quantitative limericks submitted by Quantitude listeners (as well as a few of their own). The final selections are read by a special guest (who, be warned in advance, is a bit grumpy). …

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Episode 8: A Very Special Quantitude Special Holiday Special

HI! This iz JiffffY the leeemur. Im the nU Qwante- quawnti- QPod inteRn. Here iz a speshuL hoLliday eppisowd i made for ar lissnerz, with a seEkrit gesstt! The qDoods wil be bAk innn Janyouairie with alll Nu eppisoads. HapPppee hoLlidayz!!!!!! And pleeZ share this eppisowd with frenDz!

Episode 1: Welcome to Quantitude / Origin Stories

In the inaugural episode of Quantitude, Greg and Patrick introduce themselves, describe their goals for the podcast, and talk about their own professional trajectories — kind of like superhero origin stories, but without the “super” or “hero.” They also discuss what not to say in your application to a quantitative graduate program, a lifelong dream …

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