• jared@discsanddata.com
  • Siem Reap, Cambodia

Comparing Tournament Strength Calculations

Computing my disc golf power rankings is not a super complicated task, but it does have a few steps. I take a player’s placement in a particular tournament and give it a point value. I then adjust that value based on the tournament tier (major, national tour, ‘A’, ‘A/B’ etc. Excludes everything ‘B’ and below). I then alter the value […]

Decision Time: Math

So, from what I had been reading, even though opinions do differ, adding some solid math skills to my arsenal would be necessary for data science success (whatever that means). So I wanted to choose a data science-related math specialization (within the Coursera universe, because I get it) that would give me the skills I need. It seemed that there […]