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Data Science ROI: 7 Ways to Boost It

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For most companies, data science remains the final frontier that appears too hard to conquer. Even the attractive benefits such as optimized workflow and actionable marketing reports are not enough to change the mind of the companies.The reason for this could easily be the obscure methodology of boosting ROI in data science and measuring the […]

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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 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 you aren’t familiar with the platform, is […]

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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


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

Baseball Diamond

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

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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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OOTP Predictions for April 10 2019

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The OOTP Predictions for April 10 2019 are ready and shown below. The results for the OOTP Predictions for April 9 2019 did better than the previous results. But, it wasn’t stellar. In true from, the Mets should have had an easy win but lost by a wide margin. Is the beginning of their usual descent […]

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OOTP Predictions for April 8 2019

Baseball in Middle of Diamond

Yesterday’s predictions were amazing, to say the least. When you open it, you’ll find there were 13 out of 15 games predicted correctly. I have written in the past how I expect the simulations to improve as the season matured. The teams start to take shape and the simulator adjusts accordingly. I can’t state definitively […]

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