You Still Play The Games. Sports, Math, and the Politics of Machine Learning.

Aside from College Football Playoff rankings time, there is no better time to cram your RAM with sports than March Madness. Generally, there are two ways to do this the easy fun way (true seeds) and the hard way (machine learning). If you want to get ahead this year, I suggest you use a few simple mathematical tricks to produce your bracket. Let’s just dive on into the tricks…

True Seeds

On the ground level, the bracket is a snake. Moving counter-clockwise (odd seeds) and…