PinnedTuan Nguyen DoaninTowards Data Science‘Making big bucks’ with a data-driven sports betting strategyor how to beat the bookies at their own numbersMar 15, 201923Mar 15, 201923

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 LondonDec 28, 2023Dec 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 easierFeb 12, 20223Feb 12, 20223

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 mythJan 18, 20224Jan 18, 20224

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?Jan 21, 20211Jan 21, 20211

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.Dec 30, 2020Dec 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?Nov 16, 20201Nov 16, 20201

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?Oct 22, 20193Oct 22, 20193

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?”Jul 19, 20194Jul 19, 20194

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?Jan 3, 20193Jan 3, 20193