Game of Edges review: Inside story of how data is transforming sport

Game of Edges review: Inside story of how data is transforming sport


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Video games of Edges
Bruce Schoenfeld (W. W. Norton)

THE skilled athletes who cost up and down enjoying fields for the general public’s leisure on the earth’s largest sports activities leagues appear a world away from scientists and mathematicians. At first look, the 2 appear to come back from totally different worlds with totally different goals, and the previous stereotype of sporty youngsters stuffing their science-loving friends into faculty lockers endures to this present day.

But previously 20 years, …