The Internet

“Is very good and I’m glad it exists” – LS Almost any topic that I might want to learn about I can find information on in less than a second. For example, a quick Google search for “how does grep work” gives “about 21,700,000 results (0.78 seconds)” according to Google (of Read more…

Is the Hot Hand Theory in Sports Real?

There has long been a debate as to whether the hot hand theory in sports is supported by scientific evidence, or is just based on anecdotal experience. FiveThirtyEight contributes to the debate here:¬†https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/baseballs-hot-hand-is-real/. FiveThirtyEight looked particularly at baseball pitchers, and determined that there was some statistical evidence for the hot Read more…