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Episode 6: Glen Coppersmith

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Glen Coppersmith - Scientist, Statistician, Data Whisperer

Summary: Quantitative methods in mental health


Interview Timeline: 

- (02:44) Why did you choose to build a life around mathematics?

- (09:20) A philosophy grounded in application

- (14:36) Building a company around applied mathematics

- (16:47) Introducing a psychology degree to computer science

- (26:10) Continuing education at Hopkins

- (28:50) Moving to Qntfy and other projects

- (32:45) Focusing in the particulars of Twitter data

- (37:10) The mission of Qntfy - apply modern quantitative methods to mental health

- (43:40) "Moneybollocks" - doing the math but missing the point