Quantifying the Clickbait and Linkbait in BuzzFeed Article Titles
You probably do not know that the 3 most interesting things I found will blow your mind.
Jan 15, 2015
Locating All the Christmas Trees on Instagram
I downloaded *hundreds of thousands* of #tree images and found 25,432 images which were taken on Christmas, have a #tree, and, most importantly, contain location data where the photo was taken.
Jan 1, 2015
A Statistical Analysis of 142 Million Reddit Submissions
I constructed a database to store all Reddit Submissions from November 2007 to the end of October 2014: 142,159,793 submissions in total. And this data is very curious and very, *very* memetic.
Dec 16, 2014
The Quality, Popularity, and Negativity of 5.6 Million Hacker News Comments
Hopefully, these comments will answer whether Hacker News is experiencing a rise in quality, or if the complaints levied against HN are valid.
Oct 6, 2014
The Least Effective Method For Blocking Web Scraping of a Website
What was on Page #10 shocked me. OMG. I could not believe my eyes.
Sep 26, 2014
The Statistical Difference Between 1-Star and 5-Star Reviews on Yelp
It can be proven that language has a strong statistical effect on review ratings, but that is intuitive enough. How have review ratings changed?
Sep 23, 2014