who fails upward better: Whitlock, Kiffin, or Brandon?
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|2 weeks 5 days ago||lolrutgers indeed||
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Moreover, have you ever seen||
Moreover, have you ever seen them in the same room together?
Didn't think so.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||Its because its trying to||
Its because its trying to force playback using Flash, which is disabled in Chrome, Firefox and others by default now as its a massive CF of security holes. When you open in a new tab, it plays it back using Webm as it supposed to.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||Some people are||
This was from the comment I was replying to.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||There's a ton. Even on a||
There's a ton. Even on a relatively quick read during flights this past weekend, my count got up to a dozen in the print version - everything from missing punctuation and spelling errors to repeated sentences.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||That's a bit dismissive of||
That's a bit dismissive of Brandon's responsibility in this. He is not just some automaton that got plugged in to do one thing and one thing only. He shouldn't get a pass just because he is a "turnaround CEO." As someone who has deep connections to the university and supposed extensive business experience, he should be able to recognize when a particular approach isn't working, and either adjust it, find advisors to help him, or step aside to someone who is suited for it.
According to the book, he seemed to recognize those things at the end, but his hubris and egomania - the repeated references to "his reputation" and legacy - suggest that he wasn't able to recognize his own limitations in this role and pressed his connections to get the appointment, and other people who made the decisions shrugged and assumed it would work out. Plenty of blame to go around.
|4 weeks 4 days ago||2012 Alabama 2010 Penn||
2010 Penn State
I'm not real interested in games away from Ann Arbor anymore.
|13 weeks 2 days ago||Well, I don't know if you've||
Well, I don't know if you've been watching the last few years of Michigan football, but I sure as hell am in no shape to do anything else after three hours of that.
|15 weeks 3 days ago||What do you have against Tim||
What do you have against Tim Roth? Off the top of my head...
I mean, I haven't seen him in anything lately, but he's been decent to good in a number of movies.
|16 weeks 2 days ago||I guess when I saw in the||
I guess when I saw in the trailer, I assumed it was an elevator. Either way, female character stripped down, with a flare, shot waist up as a door is rising up in front - its the same setup as Ripley confronting the queen. That was the first thing I noticed in the trailer.
|16 weeks 2 days ago||The Aliens similarties seem||
The Aliens similarties seem stronger than that. I've only seen the trailer, but even within that it apes some specific shots from Aliens pretty hard (touching the scratch marks on the wall, blood drip/guy looks up, Bryce Dallas Howard in the elevator with the flare).
|18 weeks 6 days ago||hahaha, hey Bob...former||
hahaha, hey Bob...former maryland coach - I was at that meeting too
|19 weeks 2 hours ago||2008. Right after their race||
2008. Right after their race (they got 5th in the 3rd final, so 17th in the country) - the last time Michigan raced at the IRA before being kicked out - they came to the awards dock and stood with their backs to the crowd with these shirts:
|22 weeks 1 day ago||first row looks promising||
first row looks promising
edit: too slow getting through popups
|22 weeks 2 days ago||Another way to think about it||
Another way to think about it - its the same reason that a Samoan male kid is 56 times more likely to play in the NFL than the average American kid, but you don't see 56 Samoans being drafted in the NFL for every person born in the US.
|23 weeks 4 days ago||I was curious myself, so I||
I was curious myself, so I did some trivial digging to investigate.
Rugby: 3.8 per 1000 athlete exposures (Marshall and Spencer 2001)
Football: .47 per 1000 athlete exposures (Gessel, et al 2007)
Overall: .23 per 1000 athlete exposures (Gessel, et al. 2007)
One athlete exposure is participating in a practice or competition, and this is all for US high school athletes.
Marshall and Spencer note that there are some issues with their analysis (small sample size being a major one), and also compare their numbers to those reported in other research looking at rugby in places outside the US. They note that their rate is higher than those of the other studies, but offer some speculations on why, including differences in play style and underreporting as you note. However, their numbers are only about 2-4x greater than those in most of the reviewed studies, while their [TLDR] observed overall rate for concussions in rugby is eight times that of high school football.
This seems to suggest that risk compensation isn't happening.
|23 weeks 5 days ago||Nissan GT-R. mmmm, ATTESA.||
Nissan GT-R. mmmm, ATTESA.
|26 weeks 2 days ago||No, but that's not really a||
No, but that's not really a very good reason to impugn upon someone just trying to do their job.
|28 weeks 4 days ago||A timeout? Unless they don't||
A timeout? Unless they don't have anything else to burn them on?
|29 weeks 5 days ago||1. Professor 2. CTS coupe 3.||
2. CTS coupe
3. Subtle negative pressure from most people I work with, but I just wanted a GM car (family stuff) that was quiet on the expressway, since I commute about 100 miles/day.
|39 weeks 6 days ago||Bettet yet, set up a||
Bettet yet, set up a recurring donation for a few bucks, since you know you'll be back here a lot over the coming months.
|40 weeks 3 days ago||Gilovich, Tversky and||
Gilovich, Tversky and Vallone's work accounted for some of those issues and found no evidence for the hot hand fallacy, and later work (at least the relatively paltry amount that I know) has been consistent with this in general. I don't know the MLB studies, but I did an (admittedly somewhat shallow) analysis of OT outcomes for CFB (here and here) which is why I'm fairly strong in this belief.
|40 weeks 3 days ago||There is no such thing as||
There is no such thing as momentum. The odds of winning in overtime are a statistical coin flip. Its not real, man.
|41 weeks 6 days ago||The Sagarin GOLDEN MEAN||
The Sagarin GOLDEN MEAN scores are supposed to predict score differential. Looking at the hypothetical Alabama-Oregon game, Sagarin predicts Alabama over Oregon by 4.21 points. None of the others have a direct points interpretation, to my understanding.
|41 weeks 6 days ago||ball don't lie|
|43 weeks 6 days ago||Pick a big state||
Pick a big state school...
edit: Yes, I know ND and Stanford aren't state schools, but similar at least in this context.
|44 weeks 2 days ago||that sounds like a lot more||
that sounds like a lot more fun than buying health insurance.
|45 weeks 4 days ago||The fact that Texas A&M pays||
The fact that Texas A&M pays their coach $5730 more than Texas does is clearly not an accident.
|45 weeks 5 days ago||ahem, "Dr. Hackett"||
ahem, "Dr. Hackett"
|46 weeks 12 hours ago||what goes unreported or||
Yeah, that's gonna need a citation.