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...
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
$$$ Russia Moves to Stave Off Panic Among Depositors After Rescuing Bank [Bloomberg] $$$ Einhorn-Backed Biotech Fund Taps ‘Moneyball’ and Rises 62% [Bloomberg] $$$ Argentina loses U.S. appeal over creditors’ subpoenas [Reuters] $$$ Appaloosa’s...Show More Summary
Basketball has never been the most statistically advanced game, at least compared to its counterparts baseball and football. Major League Baseball, for example, has turned into a data hotbed with the creation of “Moneyball,” a team management concept that heavily relies on statistical analysis. Show More Summary
At Kinetix, we have some themed conference and breakout rooms. There's Boiler Room, Tommy Boy, Moneyball, etc. The holidays are a good time to think about remodeling and since it's hoops season, I think it's time to have a room...
In an excerpt from their new book, two former Office of Management and Budget directors ask whether or not a focus on numbers and hard evidence—not emotion—could transform American governance.
Big Data is netting big salaries. Whether its Moneyball, President Obama's election campaigns or just the social media-led explosion of information, "statistical analysis and data mining" topped LinkedIn's list of the 25 Hottest Skills That Got People Hired in 2014 Last year, the top skill was "social media marketing." Data mining was No. Show More Summary
Aaron Sorkin has a fruitful working relationship with Sony Pictures Entertainment. The studio distributed his hit films The Social Network and Moneyball and is actively seeking to develop new projects with him, including at one point the ill-fated Steve Jobs biopic . Show More Summary
Sony Pictures chair Amy Pascal emailed Scott Rudin before a some Jeffrey Katzenberg. (Katzenberg heads DreamWorks Animation, and Rudin is the producer behind "No Country for Old Men" and "Moneyball.") "Should I ask him if he liked DJANGO?”...Show More Summary
M arrisa Mayer famously went on a spending spree when she was first hired from Google in July 2012 to be Yahoo's latest chief executive officer. She bought a whopping 37 companies in the first year and a half she was in charge. The question...Show More Summary
Over the past four months, Professor Casey King and ten students from Yale University's Jackson Institute of Global Affairs have partnered with the Bureau of International Organization Affairs to analyze big data to as
Chris Pratt has done his share of gregarious goofing on the TV series "Parks and Recreation," flexed a chiseled physique in "Guardians of the Galaxy," and shown some dramatic chops in "Moneyball." In other words, he's not exactly a shy guy.
The district attorney of New York County believes you can get crime rates to zero — if you just look hard enough at the numbers.
COLOR ME SKEPTICAL: Moneyball For Government.
Moneyball for Government (Jim Nussle & Peter Orszag, eds.) (Nov. 10, 2014) (website): Data and evidence don’t lie—but for too long, our policy makers haven’t paid them nearly enough attention. In this refreshing collaboration, an all-star team of leaders and thinkers from across the political spectrum lays out an exciting...
While we're breaking the wish bone this weekend, we'll be wishing to bone these hunks! Brad Pitt is probably one of our favorite shirtless wonders to ogle at! There's a Moneyball double entendre pun to make here, but we'll hold off, because honestly we're a little distracted by his abs right now. But there are so many more [...]
The other day I watched “Moneyball” and it struck me that song the girl sings, “The Show”, sounds exactly like that awful You Done Done Me, and they both sound like that start with my toes, then I wrinkle my nose song and like that new version of Somewhere Over the Rainbow that now accompanies [Read more...]
In 2012, Arsenal sold the pair of Robin van Persie and Alex Song to Manchester United and Barcelona, respectively. The Gunners invested most of their resulting budget on three replacements—Santi Cazorla, Lukas Podolski and Olivier Giroud. However, not all the money was used directly on the playing squad. Show More Summary
The spectacular third feature from "Moneyball" and "Capote" director - but not a sports movie. mpaa rating:R (For some drug use and a scene of violence.) Genre:Drama Directed By: Bennett Miller Run Time: 2 hours 14 minutes Cast: Steve...Show More Summary