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JMM reminds me of what annoys about slide deck presentations

This weekend I had the opportunity to attend and present at the Joint Mathematics Meetings that were going on in Atlanta, where I live.  I enjoyed presenting my work on Bayesian models of MLS draft value, as well as interacting with academics and their students on the intersections of mathematics and sports.  I am fascinated […]

A Soccermetrics drinkup in Buenos Aires?

On Friday, I’ll be in Buenos Aires, Argentina, for ten days.  I’m going for personal reasons — a close friend is getting married — but football will definitely be on the agenda.  Unfortunately, thanks to AFA’s unpredictable scheduling practices, matches involving me and my friend’s respective clubs –Vélez Sarsfield and Argentinos Juniors — that were […]

Which professional societies to join?

As I transition from my current job to my startup, I've started to think about my professional society memberships.  Overall they have been useful in personal and professional networking with other professionals in my field, presenting technical publications, and receiving member discounts.  I plan on maintaining membership in most of them, but some will be […]