Tag Archives: metrics

Trackable football boots…quantifying your football skills

I just discovered that football boots now come with the option of a sensor that gathers data about the wearer. The Adidas miCoach systems gather data about the user so that it can reviewed after they have played. These are … Continue reading

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Living by numbers? Metrics, Algorithms and the Sociology of Everyday life. An audio of a talk by Roger Burrows

The Goldsmiths Podcasting service now has a audio version of Roger Burrows inaugural lecture. It’s titled ‘Living by numbers: metrics, algorithms and the sociology of everyday life’. The audio is available here and the slides are available here. In the … Continue reading


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Foucault’s h-index score

I’ve posted before about Google Scholar citation profiles. In this post on his Open Geography blog, Jeremy Crampton links to Foucault’s Google scholar profile…complete with h-index score.

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Football and statistics

I’ve been reading the weekly secret footballer in The Guardian. Last Saturday the column, which is written by an anonymous premier league footballer, described the growing use of statistics in football. The description was of a game that was being … Continue reading

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