People, Places, and Things 2019

2019 was the first year that I successfully collected and analyzed data all year. I had flirted with it for a couple of years but 2018 was the year that I created something good enough to use throughout the entire year of 2019.

I Got The News

Darling if you only knew, half as much as everybody thinks you do… — Donald Jay Fagen / Walter Carl Becker Yes, yet another Python project named after a song. Unlike Where It’s At, this data collection project is named after an unfortunate Steely Dan disco meets doobie brothers song called I Got The News… Continue reading I Got The News

It’s the Data Stupid

When James Carville told President Bill Clinton’s successful 1992 presidential campaign team: “It’s the Economy Stupid” he left little doubt about what mattered most. These days what matters most is the data. Sure Google is made up of talented engineers, solid leadership, great code, etc.  What is it however, without its ( your ) data?

Only 14 NBA Teams Matter Now. Okay, Would You Believe 4…

Due to my situationally forced absence from all things digital (nothing horrible, just a very difficult move + personal milestone) I have had allot of time to think.  I have re-written my Pigskin Prognosticator in Python over and over again in my head. When I got back at it for real however,  I went a… Continue reading Only 14 NBA Teams Matter Now. Okay, Would You Believe 4…