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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?

3 weeks 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?

3 weeks 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)...

San Jose Sharks: Doug Wilson Must Save the Sharks' Season and Trade Antti Niemi

There is a philosophical scene in the movie Moneyball, in which Oakland A’s general manager Billy Beane decides to take drastic measures in order to turn around his team’s spiraling season. Frustrated with his manager Art Howe’s stubborn...Show More Summary

AM NEWS BRIEF: UMG Funds Dharavi Project, Katy Perry Rocks YouTube, Moneyballing Music & More

FRIDAY 1.16.2014 Music Business News & Views From Around The Web CLICK HERE Updated Continuously @ Hypebot's More News Tab

Brad Pitt, Ryan Gosling & Christan Bale To Star In 'The Big Short'

Brad Pitt and his producing company Plan B are adapting the nonfiction novel “The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine” written by Michael Lewis (who also wrote Moneyball which was also adapted for the big screen by Pitt & Co.). The...Show More Summary

The Next Moneyball Frontier: Facial Coding?

New York Times, Teams Turn to a Face Reader, Looking for That Winning Smile: When two financiers purchased the Milwaukee Bucks for $550 million last April, they promised to pour not only money and new management into the moribund franchise, but also the same kind of creative and critical thinking...

Can "Facial Coding" Really Predict A Pro Athlete's Performance?

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The new owners of the Milwaukee Bucks have deep pockets and big ambitions — a combination that's led them to one-up the Moneyball teambuilding strategy and hire "a facial coding expert who reads the faces of college prospects and NBA players to determine if they have the right emotional attributes to help the Bucks." Read more...

Have You Read Every Book on Lisa Simpson’s Reading List?

2 months agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Lisa Simpson is pretty well read for an 8 year-old cartoon character. According to the Lisa Simpson Book Club on Goodreads, the animated character has read 63 books including: Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game by Michael Lewis; The...Show More Summary

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