Underestimating the Density of the Fog

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The story has essentially attained the level of holy writ, at least to those committed to data and evidence, such that it now seems almost too good to be true. The quick-and-dirty version of the tale is that stats geeks with computers, like those former player and broadcaster Tim McCarver called “drooling eggheads,” outsmarted and outmaneuvered the stupid yet arrogant “traditional baseball men” who ran our most traditional sport at the professional level and who thought they knew all there was to know about the game. Thus, it is said, everything the old-time baseball men thought they knew about evaluating players and teams has been found wanting, not that those whose day has passed, committed to wizardry and witchcraft as they are, have recognized it.

This revolution – as shocking as it has been comprehensive – is said to have brought about the ultimate revenge of the nerds…

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Arrecadação cai forte outra vez. Daqui a pouco sai o “rombão” de setembro – TIJOLAÇO | “A política, sem polêmica, é a arma das elites.”

Fonte: Arrecadação cai forte outra vez. Daqui a pouco sai o “rombão” de setembro – TIJOLAÇO | “A política, sem polêmica, é a arma das elites.”

Estudantes pedem diálogo e governo responde com ameaças no debate da reforma do ensino médio – Linkis.com

Entre os 29 convidados a debater a reforma do ensino médio no Congresso, há apenas dois estudantes e três professores.

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