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Identifying 'good' photographs

I use deep learning to try identify which pictures I’ve taken are good (using a loosely defined version of ‘good’). The resultant convolutional neural network (CNN) performs well (0.81 AUC), helped me identify some of my own biases, and seems like a fairly interesting start for more analysis.

FCC Comments

Based on an extremely non-scientific analysis, there seem to be two astroturf anti net neutrality campaigns, along with one potentially organic net neutrality campaign (CFIF)

A/B Testing for Scammers

I don’t know whether to feel happy or sad that scammers are A/B testing poorly. I recently received two emails, that were obviously part of an experiment done poorly. They’re shown below, but a few notes for a potential future scammer.

To log or not to log Part 1

I’ve noticed a frustrating phenomenon: the use of linear scales where a log scale would be much more appropriate. While people are more conscientious of deceptive charts now more than ever, misleading scales continue to be an issue. This is my brief rant against them.