"...A player's body, and the information it yields under pressure, is becoming as coveted as the skill it produces, raising numerous ethical questions in this newest frontier in sports analytics. Teams have paid for the player's skill – does that also entitle them comprehensive access to the player's being, in its entirety, from brain chemistry to his or her GPS-tracked location? Should matters as complex (and private) as a player's thoughts be analyzed at all? Connecting those thoughts to the tangible, will emotional and psychological stability become a requirement for employment?..."
"...There is no doubt that the city is changing rapidly, willy-nilly. In a recent blog post, Civic Analytics policy wonk Brian Kelsey posted some fairly stunning demographic statistics..."
"...And I've gained a reputation, after being around for twenty years, that I'm the guy who knows all those different places, who maintains them. People from all over check me out, people from New York and Scotland – I see that on the Google analytics for my site – and then they call me later..."
"...The Social Networking and Planning Project, which launched this month at SNAPPatx.org, aims to "facilitate and capture conversations in real time to shape the city's Mobility Plan," said Roger L. Cauvin, the forum's data management and analytics coordinator..."
"..."I don't care how many hits your shitty blog gets a month. Fuck Google Analytics." – sign posted outside Beerland discouraging whining about the one-in/one-out policy..."
"...According to analytics firm Inrix, the average American spends 42 hours a year in traffic...."
"...The CAF is modeling its candidate-grooming program on tech industry incubation "accelerators." The website summarizes: "The ATXelerator™, a tech accelerator-like entity, will seat its first class in January to attract energetic, future-focused political candidates for City of Austin municipal elections or leaders in other areas of city government such as board or commission members." The corollary hope is to increase voter turnout, "relying on voter analytics, to expand the voting population, especially historically inactive voters."..."
"...Only two of the exhibiting companies were actual cultivation, processing, and dispensing organizations. The opportunities being offered to institutions and accredited individuals right now are mostly in ancillary marijuana businesses like lighting and fertilizer, in-dispensary ad networks, and industry-specific data analytics..."
"...If you want your music to reach a bigger audience, try Friday's classes on music licensing, negotiating contracts, and how to promote yourself through social media. Saturday and Sunday cover basic coding, branding, data analytics, and anything else you need to beef up your résumé..."
"...It was vintage Smitty: the casual manner and good humor; the bar graphs reflecting resource and economic analysis, energy analytics combined with political commentary. Most especially, the optimism – the absolute conviction that with enough public spirit and hard work, all things are possible...."
"...You can search by neighborhood or street name, making it easy to find something even if you don't know the exact address you're looking for. And there are analytics features that let you filter by time or activity type, see all the permit or code violations issued for a specific address or area within a given time frame – including their current status – and even request email updates for selected properties..."
"...July 1 is Canada Day. According to a recent study by Environics Analytics WealthScapes, the average Canadian has a net worth of $363,202, compared to $319,970 for the average American..."
"...Louis led the way at 20.6% and 20.5%... The words "Pearl Harbor" typically get around 500 Twitter mentions per day, according to the analytics website Topsy..."
"...“BuzzFeed doesn't make a product, we're a service that makes content that gets better and better over time,” said Peretti. They accomplish these improvements by diving deep into its data, but writers are never assigned stories solely based on analytics...."
"...The panel was moderated by Richard Deitsch of Sports Illustrated, who did a good job following up on his stated intention of “shutting the hell up and letting Barkley talk.” The discussion only lingered around the topic of social media for a few minutes until they moved on to Barkley’s skepticism of sports analytics, to the luxury that goes along with not caring if Turner Sports fires him: “If you fire me I’m just going to play golf and fish more.”..."
"...Both mom and dad are gone now, her father's death preceding his wife's passing in 2007 by 26 years. Hines was also married for six years – "a long time ago," she says pithily – a brief union that produced son Justin Burchard, 33, now a data manager at D.C.- and Chicago-based Civis Analytics, where he does political campaign analysis...."
"...A few others made mention of his first name, Kelly. But a search through Topsy, a social media analytics tool that can draw references to every public tweet that exists on the Internet, shows that no one posted anything like a full name, or any particulars about his likeness..."
"...A few others made mention of his first name, Kelly. But a search through Topsy, a social media analytics tool that can draw references to every public tweet that exists on the Internet, shows that no one posted a tweet that contained anything like a full name, or any particulars about his likeness..."