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Monday: November 23, 2009

Some lessons regarding pinball economics that you may not have previously known about.Some lessons regarding pinball economics that you may not have previously known about.

The early versions of this algorithm were crude, essentially targeting a weighted moving average.  But later implementations were more sophisticated.  The goal was to ensure that a fixed percentage, say the top 5% of all scores would win a free game.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 6:28 AM | Tags (7) | algorithm | average | economics | free | game | pinball | replay |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 8 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: July 10, 2009

A graph depicting how the average U.S. consumer spends their paycheck.A graph depicting how the average U.S. consumer spends their paycheck.

An interesting visualization of a data survey provided by Department of Labor.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 7:40 AM | Tags (6) | average | consumer | data | graph | paycheck | survey |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 31 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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