You probably do not know that the 3 most interesting things I found will blow your mind.
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.
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.
Hopefully, these comments will answer whether Hacker News is experiencing a rise in quality, or if the complaints levied against HN are valid.
What was on Page #10 shocked me. OMG. I could not believe my eyes.
It can be proven that language has a strong statistical effect on review ratings, but that is intuitive enough. How have review ratings changed?
The FCC released a dataset of about 450,000 comments against net neutrality. Looking at the data behind these comments, it is clear to see that the entire country is passionate against the rule changes to net neutrality.
Saying that the results were surprising would be the understatement of the century.
Did this feature help or harm Show HN submissions as a whole?
Which types of student characteristics lead to the best performance in online classes? That depends on how you define "performance."