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Superpower: Three Choices for America’s Role in the World

That is the new Ian Bremmer book, with the subtitle Three Choices for America’s Role in the World.  It can be Indispensable America (our postwar role), Moneyball America (pick priorities and accomplish them), or Independent America (limited foreign policy aspirations but lots of nation-building at home and trade abroad), and Ian prefers the latter — […]

With YouTube For Artists, Music-Data Connection Deepens

YouTube's move is the latest in a series of deepening connections between big data and big artists--or, really, artists of any magnitude. From the rise of Next Big Sound to the advances at Nielsen, the idea of moneyball for music is finally taking hold, with major implications for everything from talent scouting to corporate partnerships.

How do you say ‘Moneyball’ in Dutch? AZ Alkmaar hires Oakland A’s GM Billy Beane as adviser.

Oakland A’s General Manager Billy Beane is going to see if his “Moneyball” principles apply to European soccer. AZ Alkmaar, a Dutch club located about 25 miles north of Amsterdam, has hired Beane as an adviser, “tasking him with closing the gap on big-spending clubs in the Eredivisie,” the Guardian reports. The appointment should come […]

Score More Baseball brings the power of Moneyball to hometown teams

Score More Baseball is Moneyball in your pocket Just in time for baseball season, a new baseball scoring app hits the field for BlackBerry, Android, and iPhone. Score More Baseball provides simple scoring for amateurs and youth teams using the Moneyball method. Show More Summary

Predictive Analytics, Behavioral Science, and Solving the ‘Last-Mile Problem’

by Angela Guess James Guszcza of Deloitte Consulting recently wrote in Forbes, “What do ‘Moneyball’—applying data analytics to make more economically efficient decisions—and ‘nudge’— using principles from psychology and behavioral economics...Show More Summary

Oakland Athletics: No Matter What, Billy Beane Will Always Keep A's Competitive

With the production of the film Moneyball back in 2011, Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane became a nationally known figure. Since that outstanding movie's release, the A's have been even more successful and Beane has been evenShow More Summary

MLB's 'Moneyball' Power Rankings: Who Is Overpaying/Underpaying the Most?

The Moneyball philosophy may not have resulted in a World Series title for the Oakland Athletics yet, but it undoubtedly had an impact on the way teams are assembled throughout the league. Whether we're talking about a small market team...Show More Summary

5 Moneyballs of mobile marketing

Guest: If you’re looking to embrace mobile marketing, you have to think beyond the number of app downloads.

Uber-Producer Scott Rudin To Adapt The Trippy Sounding Graphic Novel THE SCULPTOR!!

He’s taking on the picture alongside the producer of the FRIGHT NIGHT remake… Read the full article on AICN Scott Rudin (producer of THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL, CAPTAIN PHILLIPS, NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN, MONEYBALL, and much more) and Josh...Show More Summary

Moneyball for Startups: How to Game Silicon Valley’s System

Small startups can compete with better funded companies from Google to Uber by looking for talent that other companies alienate. The post Moneyball for Startups: How to Game Silicon Valley’s System appeared first on WIRED.

More Police, Managed More Effectively, Really Can Reduce Crime

When a city applies moneyball methods to policing, it lowers the rate of offenses by an average of 10 percent.

NHL to revamp statistics section on website

Slowly but surely the NHL has entered its own "Moneyball" era, with most teams employing experts in advanced statistical analysis to evaluate players beyond the traditional categories of goals, assists and plus/minus.

Moneyball, The Super Bowl, And Faculty Hiring

Following up on Friday's post on Faculty Scholarship Rankings and Law School Success: Bloomberg View: Would You Hire the Super Bowl Hero?, by Virginia Postrel: When was the last time your talent-hungry organization hired the equivalent of Super Bowl hero Malcolm Butler, the undrafted rookiewho came out of the University...

Can the legal system be Moneyballed?

2 months agoTechnology : Gigaom

A Florida-based AI firm has released some very interesting revelations about lawyers and their rates of prevailing in lawsuits. The firm, Premonition, has determined that lawyers -- even those on 'top…

Everything You Know About Lawyer Selection is Wrong: Big Data Analyzes Litigation - Moneyball for Law?

2 months agoTechnology : Message

Everything You Know About Lawyer Selection is Wrong: Big Data Analyzes Litigation - Moneyball for Law?: emergentfutures: Lawyer selection is much like the bad old days of baseball player selection, contends Premonition LLC., a Florida based Artificial Intelligence company targeting the legal industry. Show More Summary

Stanford-Bred Startup Uses Moneyball Stats To Handicap Judges, Lawyers

A Stanford-bred startup uses machine learning to decipher patent lawsuits and handicap judges and law firms on how they will perform in court.

How Data Can Make Our Cities Safer and Smarter

Michael Lewis' book Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game, documents how the Oakland Athletics, a baseball team with a near league low $40 million payroll, won over 100 games by focusing on the most valuable, not the most expensive, skills. Show More Summary

Persado scores $21M to become the Moneyball of marketing

If you're a copywriter, you may want to learn another job skill. Persado is offering an AI-based system for creating effective text for emails, web pages, and other marketing.

Film - Foxcatcher

This should have been something truly remarkable: a peerless cast of playing-against-type Hollywood bigwigs, a director whose track record (Capote, Moneyball)...

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