and this is some of my work.
I'm currently the data analyst for
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Here are a few things I've written here:
On data-driven reporting:
a brief critique of half-truths when data is used in journalism.
How to ask for anything on the internet:
humorous tips on how to get what you want from people via the internet.
I also occasionally write for
Signal vs. Noise
. Some of my favorite work from there includes:
The three secrets of business analytics:
demystifying "data science".
Psst... your Rails application has a secret to tell you:
a look at some of the techniques used to instrument 37signals' applications.
Picking the right analysis to solve the real problem:
the four types of analysis I consider performing when asked a question.
A/B Testing: It's not about the results, and it's definitely not about the why:
judging A/B testing as part of a long-term program.
API design for humans:
tips derived from using a dozen APIs as a non-developer consumer.
Giving away the secrets of 99.3% email delivery:
how 37signals monitors and ensures high email delivery rates.
Lessons from Moneyball: don't get left behind:
thoughts on how
applies to the tech industry.
The rhythms of 37signals:
a fun look at the work patterns of 37signals developers from commit logs.
A/B Testing Tech Note: determining sample size:
a practical look at A/B test sample sizing.
a statsd server storing data to Redis and disk.
add helpful comments to your Rails SQL queries.
Rook On Heroku:
Run Rook on Heroku
Low dependency Oauth 1 and 2 library for R.
rClicky API wrapper
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