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World Cup Management: Data Or Intuition?
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tjgkg
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11/24/2014 | 1:42:05 PM
Re: a better test for big data
@StaceyE: In many ways soccer and baseball are similar in that there is a lot of dull time with some occasional bursts of real excitement. Those are the moments the afficianados wait for. The NFL used to be good but I cannot watch it anymore because of all the cutaways, replays and commercials. You really don't see the game properly unless you are at the stadium.
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11/1/2014 | 2:45:17 AM
Re: a better test for big data
most people in the trade indst. have interesting live... it just we never ask... as for me each human is like interesting book... how I see it...
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11/1/2014 | 2:43:20 AM
Re: a better test for big data
I would look at it as not a normal way of life... and would not turn my back...
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11/1/2014 | 2:41:34 AM
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yes, as everything is rush, rush, rush.... and no time to enjoy simple life...
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10/31/2014 | 4:51:04 PM
Re: a better test for big data
@tigkg

I recently hired a contractor to install new windows and doors in my house (it was actually during the World Cup). He was from El Salvador and grew up playing soccer and even moved to France and played professionally for awhile before he had a bad knee injury that ended his career. It was very interesting to talk to him about sports and his view on American football and baseball. I learned a little more about soccer from him too. His views on our sports was exactly as you said...baseball was boring and he didn't even see the point in NFL!
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10/31/2014 | 4:47:01 PM
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@ batye

I agree, it is hard to find time for the simple pleasures like watching TV with the busy lives we lead these days.
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10/31/2014 | 4:45:35 PM
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@ Batye

Yes, people and situations do change, but when it comes to physical assault on the playing field, one time should be enough. No second chance is deserved there.
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10/10/2014 | 9:43:45 AM
Re: a better test for big data
It was a very good tournament. Most of the time the World Cup is pretty good because the teams have so much motivation and pride. That contrasts quite a bit with run of the mill soccer. I guess it depends upon where you grew up. Most Europeans think baseball is boring and the NFL is strange! One thing i love about soccer: no commercial interruptions during play!!!
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10/10/2014 | 9:23:27 AM
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:)
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10/1/2014 | 12:18:25 AM
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@StaceyE, this days everyone in the same boat as no one have extra time to watch tv... reality of our life...
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