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Tabs, spaces and your salary - how is it really?
Better data analysis on the tabs vs. spaces question. It turns out the driving factor is really whether the company you work for uses git and open source or is more of an old-style company.
programming  softwaredevelopment  git  via:HackerNews  datamining 
june 2017 by mcherm
The german word for "don't save any more data than you need to", primarily for privacy reasons. Not a concept that's in vogue today in the USA.
fowler  via:MartinFowler  privacy  bigdata  database  datamining 
january 2014 by mcherm
Page Weight Matters | Chris Zacharias
He made the YouTube page much smaller and average download times went UP. How? It had become possibke to use it in parts of the world with really slow download speeds.
bug  webdesign  webdevelopment  webdev  youtube  via:HackerNews  performance  datamining 
december 2012 by mcherm
The Democrats Are Doomed, or How A ‘Big Tent’ Can Be Too Big « OkTrends
Very interesting article explaining why the Republicans are much more cohesive than the Democrats.
via:OKCupid  politics  OkCupid  datamining  statistics 
april 2010 by mcherm
De-anonymizing Social Networks
Sometimes social networking tools publish their data in anonymous form. These researchers demonstrated that by comparing it to another social network -- even one with only 15% overlap -- they could identify a significant portion (30%) of the individuals, with a noticeable but manageable false positive rate (12% of all individuals misidentified).
privacy  research  identity  socialcomputing  social  datamining  via:reddit 
april 2009 by mcherm
Short Cuts : Daniel Soar
Your mobile phone company sells data on where you are, and folks build tools to analyze ALL calls made within a country. It's a serious privacy issue, yet it isn't being discussed... most people don't even realize it exists. Soon they will.
via:BruceSchneier  surveillance  privacy  mobilephone  datamining 
august 2008 by mcherm

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