Sunday, November 11, 2018

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Who Were The House Midterm Voters In Each Party?

I made a simple tool that converts CNN's exit poll numbers into voter demographics for each party.
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Saturday, November 3, 2018

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How Do You Make A Biased Coin Fair?

Imagine you have a coin that is biased towards heads, and you want to make a fair (50/50) decision with it. What can you do?
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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

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How To Customize Plotly's Modebar

There's a little bar with buttons that appears when you hover at the top of a plotly graph. It is called the 'modebar'. There is essentially no documentation on customizing it, so I've typed up what I've done to help the next person who needs this.



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Monday, October 8, 2018

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Role Of Luck In Fantasy Football

Luck is a massive factor in fantasy football...
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Friday, October 5, 2018

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Why Does Mars Appear To Move Backwards Sometimes

From Earth, Mars appears to move backwards sometimes. How does this happen if it's in an elliptical orbit around the Sun?
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Wednesday, October 3, 2018

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Why Is Overfitting Dangerous

Imagine you have some measurements and you want to approximate an underlying model for them. Shouldn't you pick the one that most closely matches the data?
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Friday, September 28, 2018

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How Do I Convert An Election Poll Into A Win Probability

You normally see polls as something like 51% candidate A, 47% candidate B, and 2% other. How do you estimate a win probability from that?
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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

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Understanding Half-Life

The rate at which radioactive atoms decay can be given as the 'half-life' and I've run into a couple of misconceptions around that so I tried simulating it.
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