Thursday, February 14, 2019

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What Does R^2 Mean in Linear Regression?

You see r^2 constantly when you see linear fits or linear regression. You'll often hear that it represents '% of variance explained by the model'. What does that mean?


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Friday, February 8, 2019

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Find All Ints Less Than N with M Digits Equal to 1 in Their Binary Representation

We stumbled on a fun algorithm problem in the wild at work this week.
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Sunday, February 3, 2019

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Antonio Brown Is on Track to Be One of the Best Wide Receivers in History

Who were the best wide receivers ever? Here is my attempt at answering that question...
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Thursday, January 31, 2019

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China and India Have Huge Populations

I had an idea for visualizing just how many people live in India and China.
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Saturday, January 26, 2019

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Should Football Teams Go for Two When Losing by 14 Points?

If your team is down by 14 and scores a touchdown, should they kick an extra point or go for two?
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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

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How Do Marginal Tax Rates Work?

If you get a raise and move up a tax bracket, do you actually lose money? Does a 70% tax rate on the highest earners mean that you'll lose 70% of your income to taxes?
progressive taxes
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Friday, January 18, 2019

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Handling Outliers in Linear Regression

What are some of the techniques for handling outliers in linear regression, and how do they compare? I evaluate several in Python.
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Sunday, January 13, 2019

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Who Was the Best Running Back in Modern NFL History?

Here is my attempt at answering this question...
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