A Statistical Analysis of Medium.com Submissions to Hacker News
I analyzed the submissions of links under the medium.com domain to Hacker News to see just how Medium keeps surging in popularity. The results, as always, are very revealing.
Jul 2, 2013
Predicting the Number of Likes on a Facebook Status With Statistical Keyword Analysis
The language used in a Facebook Status *does* help predict the number of Likes a status receives, and actually could help brands learn much more about their fans.
Jun 22, 2013
Facebook Hashtags Are Fundamentally Broken
The magic of Facebook is flat-out incompatible with the magic of hashtags.
Jun 14, 2013
When Uninstalling A PC Game Erases the Entire Hard Drive
A poorly coded PC game uninstaller could delete not just the game, but the *entire hard drive*. That would be a problem.
Jun 5, 2013
How MMO Players Proved that the Developers Bugged an Item Drop Rate
How do you prove something that occurs at random now occurs less frequently?
May 30, 2013
A Role-Playing Game With an Easily Exploitable Random Number Generator
The Golden Sun RNG is so poorly implemented that players have found out how to make events with 1/256 probability occur one hundred percent of the time.
May 23, 2013