London Olympics 100m men’s sprint results

August 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

The 100m mean's sprint finals of the 2012 London Olympics are over and Usain Bolt won the gold medal again with a winning time of 9.63s. Time to compare the result with my forecast of 9.68s, posted on 22 July. My simple log-linear model predicted ... [Read more...]

London Olympics and a prediction for the 100m final

July 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

It is less than a week before the 2012 Olympic games will start in London. No surprise therefore that the papers are all over it, including a lot of data and statistis around the games. The Economist investigated the potential financial impact on spons...
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From the Guardian’s data blog: Visualising risk

April 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Guardian published a nice summary and link collection of an interdisciplinary visualisation workshop hosted by Microsoft dedicated to visualising probability and risk. Check it out here.OECD better life indexThe links I found most interesting were ...
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Show me the data! Or how to digitize plots

February 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

I had mentioned the Guardian's data blog and the need for more data journalism earlier here. What I really like about the Guardian's approach in particular is that they share the data of their articles and encourage readers to use it.Of course there ar...
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