PinnedTuan Nguyen DoaninTowards Data Science‘Making big bucks’ with a data-driven sports betting strategyor how to beat the bookies at their own numbers·10 min read·Mar 15, 2019--24--24

Tuan Nguyen DoaninTowards Data ScienceThe statistical theory behind why your Instagram posts have so few likesA handy trick to count uncountable things — from Instagram clout, to penguin population and Man City fans in North London·6 min read·Dec 28, 2023----

Tuan Nguyen DoaninTowards Data ScienceLove in the time of Pandemic: A Probabilistic approach to datingDating is hard — but maybe Probability Theory can make it easier·7 min read·Feb 12, 2022--3--3

Tuan Nguyen DoaninTowards Data ScienceDisney Movies were right — we are all special, and statistically soA little bit of Statistical Theory will convince you that the idea of “the average Joe” is really just a big myth·6 min read·Jan 18, 2022--4--4

Tuan Nguyen DoaninTowards Data ScienceA statistical rule to optimize your life: the Lindy’s EffectIn a world of too much information, how do you tell the signals from the noise?·7 min read·Jan 21, 2021--1--1

Tuan Nguyen DoaninTowards Data ScienceBuilding your own book recommendation engine in PythonA comprehensive, no-nonsense guide to Collaborative Filtering and all the cool acronyms MF, SGD, ALS.·9 min read·Dec 30, 2020----

Tuan Nguyen DoaninTowards Data ScienceThe Rule of Three: calculating the probability of events that have not yet occurredHow confident are we that blue states California, New York, etc. do not turn red in the next election?6 min read·Nov 16, 2020--1--1

Tuan Nguyen DoaninTowards Data ScienceMen of Steel: Finding the best penalty-takers with empirical Bayes estimationWhen everything comes down to a spot kick, who can you trust?·10 min read·Oct 22, 2019--3--3

Tuan Nguyen DoaninTowards Data ScienceA Bayesian quest to find GodBayes’ theorem and the probabilistic answers to the most fundamental question of all: “Does God exist?”·9 min read·Jul 19, 2019--4--4

Tuan Nguyen DoaninTowards Data ScienceFinding the optimal dating strategy for 2019 with probability theoryHow knowing some Statistical theory may make finding Mr. Right slightly easier?·9 min read·Jan 3, 2019--3--3