In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God (Part I)

Language. Most probably the greatest invention in the history of the mankind, that fire that Prometheus stole from the gods which set us free. Forget the internet, forget the AI, forget… whatever… it was the language that increased human race learning curve like nothing else in history before or after it’s invention. It is a … Continue reading In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God (Part I)

World Cup Edition: Can Neymar topple the King?

I love analytics (but I guess you figured that out by now) and I also love football (i.e. soccer, but American football as well), so what I really love-love is sport analytics. I remember reading about Billy Beane and thinking: f*** yeah, there’s so much more beyond regular stats, we could improve decision-making in sport … Continue reading World Cup Edition: Can Neymar topple the King?

Movie Marathon – Episode 2: Let the number-crunching begin!

Hi all, welcome back to our Movie Marathon trilogy, series of posts exploring IMDB movie industry data. Today it’s Episode 2 on the programme and don’t worry, unlike many other movie sequels this one won’t disappoint 🙂 In case you missed first part of the series, be sure to check it out, you’ll learn how … Continue reading Movie Marathon – Episode 2: Let the number-crunching begin!

Movie Marathon – Episode 1: Attack of the Robot!

First post… shit… bit under pressure, gotta make this interesting and cool, so why not open the blog with most uninteresting part of analytics process – data collection and preparation. It’s a boring and painful ordeal most of the time, far removed from the spotlight but basically foundation for everything else, because – no data, … Continue reading Movie Marathon – Episode 1: Attack of the Robot!