June 24, 2014 by Ted O'Brien
Great Free Course: Harvard CS50 – Intro To Computer Science (Highly Rated!)

Whether you’re completely new to computer science or have a decent programming background (without formal training), this is a great FREE Course from Harvard called CS50 “Introduction to Computer Science”.

It can also be taken for certification or course credits as well (info in article). It’s easy to follow along and has received much praise from the 10’s of thousands who’ve taken it to date. In this post you will have direct access to all the video lectures and links to do more. Read More…

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June 17, 2014 by Ted O'Brien
10 “R” Packages Every Data Scientist & Analyst Should Be Aware Of

Data Scientist, Drew Conway calls them “10 reasons to always start your analysis in R”. They’re all very useful R packages that every data scientist/analytics should be aware of. Read More…

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May 28, 2014 by Ted O'Brien
Free eBook | An Introduction To Data Science

Great Free 157page eBook “An Introduction to Data Science” by By Jeffrey Stanton of Syracuse University, which has an excellent Information Science & Techology Masters Program

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March 22, 2014 by Ted O'Brien
When is a College Basketball Game Statistically Over? Bill James Knows

The 2013-14 college basketball season is nearly upon us. Wall Street firm Cantor Fitzgerald has jumped into the Sport Gaming with Cantor Gaming offering “In-game” betting that basically provided a point spread or money line based on odds calculated in real-time just like the stock market.

It got me thinking about Bill James’s (famous for inspiration of Moneyball) formula for calculating the point at which a lead by one team is too great (given the amount of TIME remaining) to come back – no matter what. Read More…

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March 12, 2014 by Ted O'Brien
Edu-Video | Machine Learning Meets Economics: Using Theory, Data, and Experiments to Design Markets

Stanford University’s Susa Athey will describe the application of these techniques to advertiser behavior in sponsored search advertising auctions, focusing on how the models can be used for marketplace design and management Watch Video

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