On Drum Corps, Air Quality, and Diesel Engines

The last two seasons or so of drum corps have been both a renaissance and a reckoning. Thanks to magnificent reporting by Tricia Nadolny1 and the Philadelphia Enquirer, the problems of sexual abuse, poor hiring practices, and a general lack of concern for member safety have been in the spotlight, and I believe our activity … Continue reading On Drum Corps, Air Quality, and Diesel Engines

Forecasting DCI Scores Part II: Introducing the 2018 Model

Welcome to my DCI Modeling Series - a series of an indeterminate number of posts I’m doing on forecasting DCI scores. This all started as an educational endeavor for me back in 2016, so I’ve decided to share my experience and methodologies as I work through developing the model. Everything is open source and available … Continue reading Forecasting DCI Scores Part II: Introducing the 2018 Model

Forecasting DCI Scores Part I: How Not to Forecast DCI Scores

Welcome to my DCI Modeling Series - a series of an indeterminate number of posts I’m doing on forecasting DCI scores. This all started as an educational endeavor for me back in 2016, so I’ve decided to share my experience and methodologies as I work through developing the model. Everything is open source and available … Continue reading Forecasting DCI Scores Part I: How Not to Forecast DCI Scores