The Lord Knows the Score September 4th, 2008 @ 6:06 pm PST
Every year around this time I get to enjoy one of my all-time favorite acronyms. (You know I’m an acronymphomaniac, right?) All of the important data utilized by the National Football League is stored in the “Game Statistics & Information System” — GSIS. As far as the NFL is concerned, GSIS is awesome and GSIS […]
Fortune’s Formula April 2nd, 2007 @ 5:47 am PST
I am not even 100 pages into my latest William Poundstone book and I already know it’s going to be a favorite. Fortune’s Formula, The Untold Story of the Scientific Betting System That Beat the Casinos and Wall Street is the fourth Poundstone book I’ve read. The man is a genius of a writer. Labyrinths […]
Alexa Is Skewed March 9th, 2007 @ 2:51 pm PST
I’ve often wondered how Alexa manages to get its data. Their stats never seem to synch with mine. It turns out there’s a fly in the ointment over there.
Software November 8th, 2001 @ 10:22 am PST
SEC October 1st, 2001 @ 3:00 pm PST
Southeastern Conference Statistics
Slim Shady August 15th, 2001 @ 10:12 am PST
How incredible is this? I just reached into a 14 oz bag of M&M’s without looking and grabbed five green ones. Five. All the same color. Crazy.