Category Archives: Software

Fighting the Last War

This week’s Riddler at FiveThirtyEight reruns a puzzle initially run back in February. The game is a “war” between two warlords fighting over 10 castles. Each warlord has 100 soldiers, and the 10 castles are worth from 1 to 10 points each. … Continue reading

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Inferring Conditional Probability from the FiveThirtyEight NCAA Model

Nate Silver is live with his new FiveThirtyEight, and it being the start of the tournament, I looked at their model for help in filling out my own bracket. It’s quite a slick presentation, and you can see the probabilities … Continue reading

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Less is More

I’ve given up trying to keep track of the daily moves for the Going 9 AL-only league at my site, but I am at least trying to track who is owned/unowned there. And I noticed that when I loaded the … Continue reading

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