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The Pro Football Historical Abstract
by Sean Lahman
Winner of the 2008 Nelson Ross Award
for "outstanding achievement in pro football research and historiography."
Beta release of 2013 Lahman Baseball Database available
Updated with stats through 2013
Baseball in the Age of Big Data
My presentation from the 2013 SABR convention on how “big data” has transformed the baseball world, and why bigger changes are coming.
Digital Camera Pioneers
Catching up with the engineers who invented digital cameras.
Steve Jobs, Patent Pending
Looking at Jobs’ patents reveals the secret of his success.
How data and documents helped find bin Laden
Navy SEALs killed bin Laden, but it was data mining and analysis that found him.
More than 90% of “big money” college sports programs lose money
Recent discovery demonstrates value of archives
For Memorial Day, I wrote a series of stories about local servicemen who gave their lives in World War II.