Being French, and being clever, it was inevitable that Paul-André Meyer would have that qualité étonnante. Meyer loved mathematics and probability, languages and culture, and philosophy and history.
Thoughts on math, stat, personalities, and big and small data
A model originally created when an ODI was played in more leisurely fashion, and when even the idea of T20 didn’t exist, can’t be ‘force-fitted’ to such absurd limits.
It is Sinhaji’s complete and unequivocal faith in the power of science that allows him to boldly venture into unknown technological terrain. “Science never lets you down, only we let science down”, he tells you.
We know the fundamental equations to predict weather, our computing power and prowess is increasing phenomenally, and the data gathering ecosystem is growing exponentially in size and reliability … so shouldn’t we also change the way we compute and predict?
Everyone seems to agree that the big bang will happen when big data marries AI. Big data will provide the knowledge, and AI will convert this knowledge into winning actions.
The rich used to hide their money in Swiss banks. It can’t be a coincidence that they are now getting ready to store data in Swiss mountains.
Bimal Roy’s personal integrity is complete and unimpeachable
After a very long technical discussion on the Duckworth-Lewis (D/L) method we conclude that it is time for D/L to retire in T20 cricket. Even Sachin Tendulkar had to retire one day!