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# analytics - Saturday 14 September, 2019

'What happens to a team under pressure? The Irish have got better at that'
# Cohesion
From The42
# Cohesion

'What happens to a team under pressure? The Irish have got better at that'

Sep 14th 2019, 8:30 AM 7,810 Views 22 Comments

Ben Darwin of GAIN LINE Analytics says Irish rugby has been getting plenty right.

# analytics - Friday 29 June, 2018

The Penalty Doctor: the science behind spot kicks and what we can expect at this World Cup
# 12 Yards
From The42
# 12 Yards

The Penalty Doctor: the science behind spot kicks and what we can expect at this World Cup

Jun 29th 2018, 10:00 PM 14,343 Views 12 Comments

Ignacio Palacios-Huerta, a professor at the London School of Economics, is the definitive voice on penalties.

# analytics - Sunday 8 October, 2017

The brains behind the NFL's brawn
# Game Theory
From The42
# Game Theory

The brains behind the NFL's brawn

Oct 8th 2017, 7:00 AM 9,488 Views 3 Comments

Cynthia Frelund was NFL Media’s first analytics expert.

# analytics - Sunday 5 March, 2017

Rapid Revolution: the Irishman making waves in the American sports landscape
# New Kid On The Block
From The42
# New Kid On The Block

Rapid Revolution: the Irishman making waves in the American sports landscape

Mar 5th 2017, 10:44 PM 28,873 Views 5 Comments

Padraig Smith has been in Colorado for the last two years as the franchise’s sporting director.

# analytics - Sunday 5 February, 2017

Artificial intelligence helped the AFL champions end a 62-year famine, but will we ever see it in GAA?
# Aussie Rules
From The42
# Aussie Rules

Artificial intelligence helped the AFL champions end a 62-year famine, but will we ever see it in GAA?

Feb 5th 2017, 7:45 AM 8,468 Views 6 Comments

The Western Bulldogs started doing things differently in 2014 and last October won their first AFL Grand Final since 1954.

# analytics - Sunday 25 December, 2016

GAA Analytics Roundtable: How numbers have changed the game
# I'm A Stats Man
From The42
# I'm A Stats Man

GAA Analytics Roundtable: How numbers have changed the game

Dec 25th 2016, 3:00 PM 15,590 Views 0 Comments

We spoke with three respected performance analysts on the analytics movement in the inter-county game.

# analytics - Friday 5 February, 2016

One of the NFL's secret weapons works out of an office in Ireland
# Analytics
From The42
# Analytics

One of the NFL's secret weapons works out of an office in Ireland

Feb 5th 2016, 9:30 PM 10,697 Views 0 Comments

The42 chats to ProFootballFocus senior analyst Sam Monson.

# analytics - Sunday 11 October, 2015

No sympathy for Scotland, the white man in that photo and all the week’s best sportswriting
# Essential Reads
From The42
# Essential Reads

No sympathy for Scotland, the white man in that photo and all the week’s best sportswriting

Oct 11th 2015, 8:30 AM 10,365 Views 3 Comments

Also featuring a reflection on Brendan Rodgers’ time at Anfield.

# analytics - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

It's change of mind time for the CAO – but do students really know what they're getting into?
# Opinion
# Opinion

It's change of mind time for the CAO – but do students really know what they're getting into?

Jul 1st 2015, 11:00 PM 612 Views 7 Comments

What makes one student successful when another fails? In answering this question, we’re not using one valuable resource: data.

# analytics - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

'I've never read Moneyball' says the man whose work inspired the book
# Stats
From The42
# Stats

'I've never read Moneyball' says the man whose work inspired the book

Nov 5th 2014, 12:40 PM 4,757 Views 4 Comments

Bill James also argues that, despite their proliferation, statistics can still give sports organisations an advantage

# analytics - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Now you can officially find out how (un)popular you are on Twitter
# Snapshot
# Snapshot

Now you can officially find out how (un)popular you are on Twitter

Aug 28th 2014, 11:33 AM 11,228 Views 10 Comments

The site has opened up its analytics service to all users so now you can see how well (or badly) your tweets are doing.

# analytics - Friday 13 December, 2013

Bot visits make up 61.5 per cent of all web traffic
# Online Security
# Online Security

Bot visits make up 61.5 per cent of all web traffic

Dec 13th 2013, 12:20 PM 9,752 Views 24 Comments

The majority come from search engines and analytics tools, while malware have decreased overall.

# analytics - Sunday 10 November, 2013

Meet the man who is at the forefront of data analysis in rugby
# Statistics
From The42
# Statistics

Meet the man who is at the forefront of data analysis in rugby

Nov 10th 2013, 9:30 AM 6,615 Views 2 Comments

Professor Bill Gerrard has been working with Saracens since 2010 having previously linked up with Moneyball’s Billy Beane.

# analytics - Monday 12 August, 2013

Jobs boost for Dublin as Accenture announces 140 new jobs
# Jobs
# Jobs

Jobs boost for Dublin as Accenture announces 140 new jobs

Aug 12th 2013, 8:34 AM 7,993 Views 11 Comments

The consulting company says that they will add to their 1,400 Irish employees within the next year.

# analytics - Sunday 9 June, 2013

Singular facts about the dozen countries with most smartphones
# Tech Oddities
# Tech Oddities

Singular facts about the dozen countries with most smartphones

Jun 9th 2013, 6:30 PM 22,936 Views 23 Comments

Who likes them for their ‘furtive nature’? Who loves apps, but not social media? Whose smartphones go better with a beer?

# analytics - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

The 5 innovations that will change our lives in 5 years...
# Predictions
# Predictions

The 5 innovations that will change our lives in 5 years...

Dec 21st 2011, 7:20 AM 6,476 Views 17 Comments

… That’s according to IBM’s annual market and societal trends analysis.