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Back in the analytic groove   Leave a comment

I haven’t taken a look or done much of anything with the NFL play-level data in a while. ┬áMost of what I did involved getting it into MySQL. Since then, I’ve been terribly busy with work and personal life, and so analytics have gone to the wayside. But over the past week or so, I’ve […]

Posted July 16, 2012 by techstep in analytics, programming, sports

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Why Not Learn to Code?   Leave a comment

I’m reading Jeff Atwood’s Please Don’t Learn to Code. He’s a software developer by trade, and I’m not. So take my comments with a grain of salt. Atwood writes, of NYC Mayor Bloomberg tweeting that he is learning to code using Codecademy: A noble gesture to garner the NYC tech community vote, for sure, but […]