Archive for March 22nd, 2010

Model update (updated!, updated again)

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

Earlier, I posted my current model for predicting the NCAA tournament.  Since the whole thing is probabilistic, I figured that I would test it out against the current NCAA standings.  I considered four models: The one that I described A random selection of which team would win (50/50 chance) Always picking the top seeded team […]

They laughed at my theories!

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

They laughed at my theories.  They threw tomatoes when I presented my paper at the academy!  Tomatoes I tell you!  My minions cower in terror, shrinking in fright from the very ideas contained herein!  But I will show them!  I will PROVE IT TO THEM ONCE AND FOR ALL.  The FOOLS, I WILL DESTROY THEM!! […]

Holy crap… yes we did!

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

Almost three months ago to the day, I wrote about the senate health care reform (HCR) bill, how they had achieved cloture and would vote on Christmas eve.  Since December, things haven’t looked all that good for HCR.  A weak candidate in Massachusetts lost to a republican underwear model (not that there’s anything wrong with […]