Web Scraping of Sports Information

Web Scraping of Sports Information

Guest Posts by Gabriel Cano   Recently Data Scientist Gabriel Cano applied a systematic web scrapping approach to collecting data on individual athletes in Basketball.  His two-part series is a primer on how to aggregate these valuable data on sporting events. Web Scraping NBA Data with Pandas, BeautifulSoup, and RegEx (Pt. 1) Web Scraping NBA […]

Largest video scoreboard in professional sports is unveiled

Largest video scoreboard in professional sports is unveiled

SoFi Stadium announced on Wednesday that the largest videoboard in sports is now complete. The 2.2 million pound videoboard is composed of 70,000 square feet of digital LED and is 120 yards long, or 1.2 times longer and 1.5 times wider than the field. The videoboard has more than 260 speakers embedded into its structure […]

IOC receives Green Building Leadership Award

IOC receives Green Building Leadership Award

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has received another distinction for Olympic House. The IOC’s new headquarters in Lausanne has been awarded the European 2020 US Green Building Council (USGBC) Leadership Award. Olympic House, which also holds the rigorous LEED Platinum certification, is one of the most sustainable buildings in the world. The award, announced today […]

For almost one in five consumers, social ratings come at a cost, Kaspersky report finds

For almost one in five consumers, social ratings come at a cost, Kaspersky report finds

Woburn, MA – June 24, 2020 – Kaspersky’s latest report, Social credits and security: embracing the world of ratings, has uncovered that 18% of consumers globally have experienced issues accessing financial services because of an assessment of their social media information by scoring systems. While such social scoring systems have become more widespread and are already implemented in many countries […]