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Alter Everything

A podcast about data science and analytics culture.
Alteryx Alumni (Retired)

Specializing in the scientific study of frightening leisure activities, Mathias Clasen, director of the Recreational Fear Lab at Aarhus University, dials in from Denmark to share how fear can be quantified and data used creatively to understand our ability to adapt to real-world danger. 


This episode originally premiered on Data Science Mixer on October 5, 2021. The Data Science Mixer podcast lives on its own feed on Apple PodcastsSpotify, or right here on the Alteryx Community, so in order to hear more insightful episodes like this one, search specifically for "Data Science Mixer" and subscribe.








Cocktail Conversation


There are definitely unique fears that only your fellow data people will understand. What's the most frightening thing you've had happen with a dataset or a project? Did the resulting fear turn out to provide, as Mathias says, "an adaptive learning moment" for you?


Join the conversation by commenting below!


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This episode of Data Science Mixer was produced by Susan Currie Sivek (@SusanCS) and Maddie Johannsen (@MaddieJ).
Special thanks to Ian Stonehouse for the theme music track, and @TaraM  for our album artwork.