will wolf

As an “in” professional discipline, Machine Learning exhibits a curious behavior: though talent is frustratingly scarce, it’s immensely easy for the individual to obtain. Why? It’s all available online, (largely) free for the taking.
I did not get a bachelor’s degree in this field. Self-teaching at my kitchen table in 2014, I landed a job as a software developer.

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True talent levels for individual players

(Note: Technical post about practical methods to figure MLB distribution of player talent and regression to the mean.)——For a long time, we’ve been using the “Palmer/Tango” method to estimating the spread of talent among MLB teams. You’re probably sick of seeing it, but I’ll run it again real quick for 2013:1.

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