Warning, the man curses about as much as I do, but he’s damn straight right about programmers needing to get statistics
I’d just be glad if they actually understood the scientific method.
best line of the whole article:
If you want to measure something, then don’t measure other shit.
I think I’m even more impressed with mongrel now. What can I say, I appreciate a well written rant.
I’m not quite into reading R programming books for fun (sorry Kevin) — but I might spend some time with it to start getting some performance and interesting stats out of our logs.