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yorkr pads up for the Twenty20s: Part 1- Analyzing team”s match performance

April 16, 2016
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yorkr pads up for the Twenty20s: Part 1- Analyzing team”s match performance

There are two ways of constructing a software design: One way is to make it so simple that there are obviously no deficiencies and the other way is to make it so complicated that there are no obvious deficiencies. C.A.R. Hoare, The 1980 ACM Turing Award Lecture One of my most productive days was throwing

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yorkr pads up for the Twenty20s:Part 3:Overall team performance against all oppositions!

April 11, 2016
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yorkr pads up for the Twenty20s:Part 3:Overall team performance against all oppositions!

Introduction “So in war, the way is to avoid what is strong, and strike at what is weak.” “Thus the expert in battle moves the enemy, and is not moved by him.” “Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.” The Art of War - Sun Tzu This post is a

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Introducing cricket package yorkr: Part 3-Foxed by flight!

April 7, 2016
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Introducing cricket package yorkr: Part 3-Foxed by flight!

Introduction He will win, who knows when to fight and when not to fight. He will win, who knows how to handle both superior and inferior forces If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle. Hence the skilful fighter puts himself in a position which makes defeat impossible, and

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yorkr crashes the IPL party! – Part 3!

April 2, 2016
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yorkr crashes the IPL party! – Part 3!

Introduction “I’m sorry, if you were right, I’d agree with you.” Robin Williams Get your facts first. Then you can distort them as you please. Mark Twain Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive. Elbert Hubbard This is the 3rd post in the “yorkr crashes the IPL party!”

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yorkr crashes the IPL party ! – Part 1

April 2, 2016
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yorkr crashes the IPL party ! – Part 1

  Where tireless striving stretches its arms towards perfection Where the clear stream of reason has not lost its way Into the dreary desert sand of dead habit Rabindranath Tagore Introduction In this post, my R package yorkr crashes the IPL party! In my earlier posts I had already created functions for handling Twenty20 matches.

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yorkr crashes the IPL party! – Part 2

April 2, 2016
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yorkr crashes the IPL party! – Part 2

Most people say that it is the intellect which makes a great scientist. They are wrong: it is character. Albert Einstein *Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.“* Immanuel Kant If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants Isaac Newton Valid criticism does you a favor. Carl Sagan

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Introducing cricket package yorkr: Part 1- Beaten by sheer pace!

April 2, 2016
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Introducing cricket package yorkr: Part 1- Beaten by sheer pace!

“We need to regard statistical intuition with proper suspicion and replace impression formation by computation wherever possible” “We are pattern seekers, believers in a coherent world” “The hot hand is entirely in the eyes of the beholders, who are consistently” “too quick to perceive order and causality in randomeness. The hot hand is a” “massive

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The Gender of Big Data

February 17, 2016
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The Gender of Big Data

When I grow up I want to be a dancer (Carmen, my beautiful daughter) The presence of women in positions of responsibility inside Big Data companies is quite far of parity: while approximately 5o% of world population are women, only 7% of CEOs of Top 100 Big Data Companies are. Like it or not, technology … Continue reading...

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KPI dashboard in R with animated icons

February 12, 2016
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KPI dashboard in R with animated icons

So Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are all the rage in the dashboarding community… well everywhere really. The premise is simple… check a list of measurements against targets and show how they compare using some kind of visualization. I haven’t yet seen, however, a version that can utilize animated icons to display …

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Who needs R tutorials? Sharing DataCamp’s user stats and insights.

January 14, 2016
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Who needs R tutorials? Sharing DataCamp’s user stats and insights.

When one builds an online education start-up around R tutorials, the number one criterion to meet is the following: identify an increasing interest in learning R online. Once this box is checked, it is time to start thinking of the second most important criterion: establish a teaching approach that makes people so excited that they keep coming back to learn more, thereby turning...

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