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Re^4: The significance of 2010-03-16?(Self published node stats anyone?)

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on May 19, 2016 at 12:17 UTC ( #1163475=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^3: The significance of 2010-03-16?
in thread The significance of 2010-03-16?

Both rankings that could be informative but are based on obscure measurements and therefore saying nothing.


There is a way around it. If everyone just makes their view of their posting history available (say pasted on their home page or scratchpad), the secrecy imperative disappears and we users rest control back from those who think we need to be protected from the truth.

With the rise and rise of 'Social' network sites: 'Computers are making people easier to use everyday'
Examine what is said, not who speaks -- Silence betokens consent -- Love the truth but pardon error.
"Science is about questioning the status quo. Questioning authority". I knew I was on the right track :)
In the absence of evidence, opinion is indistinguishable from prejudice.
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