Evaluating Machine Learning Models

Evaluating Machine Learning Models

Machine learning models are not magic elixirs, despite what you might hear to the contrary. They can help extract insight from data, and while that may be beneficial, they require evaluating machine learning models to ensure they are doing the best job possible with the data provided.Disclaimer: site owner may receive compensation for purchases made […]

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Two Words That Can Help You Learn Data Science

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At its core, data science is not impossible to learn. However, it’s the learning process that gets people stuck. People don’t know what they need to learn. They hit the search engines which only adds to the confusion. This article will help you take a birdseye view of the field of data science. High Level Overview […]

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How to Blast Through Medium’s Paywall

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I have enjoyed reading material at Medium.com. Several authors write for the data science space, and of course, that piques my interest. Recently though, they implemented a paywall which stinks. However, thiere is a way to blast through Medium’s Paywall which will be described here.What Is Medium.com?If you aren’t familiar with the platform, Medium.com is […]

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Resources to Become a Data Scientist

Resources to Become a Data Scientist

Are you considering a career in data science? It is one of the hottest fields and growing. Even if you aren’t looking for a full-time career in the area, you may find it helps you with gleaning insight from your data and systems. Whatever the reason, finding the right resources is essential. This article will […]

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I Goofed with OOTP and Found Something Interesting

Computer Baseball Predictions

For July 18, I ran the simulator and found results that didn’t seem quite right. Upon investigating I realized that I goofed with OOTP and found something interesting. It turns out this goof had better results that the regular run parameters that I have been using. One observation doesn’t make a trend, of course. But, […]

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Why I Postponed Daily OOTP Sims

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If you have been following this baseball analytics segment of my website, you know that I had purchased the Out of the Park Baseball (OOTP) simulator for the 2019 season. The simulator allows users to manage a team (or teams) and play out full seasons. These teams can come from Major League Baseball or several […]

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Summary of OOTP Predictions to April 19

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This post is a summary of the OOTP Prediction to April 19. I decided not to include the first few games in March as much of the stats for those predictions were based on the previous season. By April, this gave the teams enough time to find their grove (or not). But, it starts being […]

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Outlook for Data Science 2019

365 Data Science Website

You have likely heard by now that being a data scientist is the sexiest job of the 21st century. If you haven’t, then you probably aren’t meant for this industry. The origin of this statement is becoming blurred as more pepole are taking credit for saying it. But, it still holds true today. There is a […]

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Changes in OOTP Strategy Starting April 14 2019

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If you’ve been following this blog, you would know that I am running an experiment that started at the beginning of the baseball season. I picked up a copy of Out of the Park (OOTP) baseball, which is a fun game where you get to manage any team you desire. The software has many features, […]

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OOTP Predictions for April 13 2019

Green Baseball Diamond

The OOTP Predictions for April 13 2019 are a bit late but I made it before the games finished. As I have stated in the past, the simulator has no connections to the current games as they are played. In theory, I could run the simulator even after all the games are played and the […]

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