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ZIPs: Why some posts got more views in the view experiment (Jun9-22)
This edition of ZIPs contains the explanations for which posts got more views in the view experiment conducted in the 11th edition. For those who missed that edition, the view experiment involved ...
Quequeg 07/09/2012 25 18 1 227
ZIPs: Analysis of View Experiment (May26-8)
In this edition of ZIPs, we review the results of the experiment we conducted on Monday, which involved asking people to play a game in which they have to guess which posts got more views. So, if ...
Quequeg 06/15/2012 11 10 - 66
ZIPs: Which posts get more views? (May12-25)
In this edition, we explore several aspects of posts that may affect how many views they get; namely: post title, first words, tags, and time of posting. You, dear reader, are requested to provide ...
Quequeg 06/11/2012 82 55 5 873
ZIPs: The ZIP list is not a failure list: Apr28-11
Is it reasonable to regard zero impact posts (ZIPs) as failures in any way? If so, does this mean that the ZIP list serves to highlight failures and therefore ridicule authors? Certainly, the ZIP ...
Quequeg 05/20/2012 28 14 - 198
ZIPs: Post Title and First Words: Apr21-27
In this week's edition of Zero Impact Posts, we consider the importance of the title and first words of the posts here at DailyKos. As the readership scrolls down the Recent Diary List or their ...
Quequeg 05/04/2012 50 31 5 323
ZIPs: You are not your Kos stats: Apr14-20
Welcome to the eighth edition of "Zero Impact Posts" (ZIPs). If you missed the first edition , you may want to read it in order to learn about the many positive aspects of ZIPs and thus the ...
Quequeg 04/27/2012 17 8 1 121
ZIPs: Readability & Writers & Readers: Apr7-13
Welcome to the seventh edition of "Zero Impact Posts" (ZIPs). If you missed the first edition , you may want to read it in order to learn about the many positive aspects of ZIPs and thus the ...
Quequeg 04/20/2012 15 12 - 215
ZIPs: Readability & Potential Impact: Mar31-6
Welcome to the sixth edition of "Zero Impact Posts" (ZIPs). If you missed the first edition , you may want to read it in order to learn about the many positive aspects of ZIPs and thus the ...
Quequeg 04/11/2012 12 3 1 125
ZIPs: Rare Readers & Peculiar Posts: Mar24-30
Welcome to the fifth edition of "Zero Impact Posts" (ZIPs). If you missed the first edition , you may want to read it in order to learn about the many positive aspects of ZIPs and thus the ...
Quequeg 04/03/2012 11 7 - 124
ZIPs: Raison D'etre for the ZIP Series: Mar17-23
Welcome to the fourth edition of "Zero Impact Posts" (ZIPs). If you missed the first edition , you may want to read it in order to learn about the many positive aspects of ZIPs and thus the ...
Quequeg 03/28/2012 15 12 - 146
ZIPs: Unpublished ZIPs: Mar10-16
Welcome to the third edition of "Zero Impact Posts" (ZIPs). If you missed the first edition , you may want to read it in order to learn about the many positive aspects of ZIPs and thus the ...
Quequeg 03/18/2012 17 8 - 165
ZIPs: Categories of ZIPs: Mar3-9
Welcome to the second edition of "Zero Impact Posts" (ZIPs). If you missed the first edition , you may want to read it in order to learn about the many positive aspects of ZIPs and thus ...
Quequeg 03/11/2012 33 22 - 249
ZIPs: What is good about ZIPs: Mar2
Welcome to the first edition of "Zero Impact Posts"! Here we celebrate rather than denigrate the contribution of these posts (although I realize the reason for such celebration requires some ...
Quequeg 03/04/2012 40 23 - 275
Our New National Anthem
Through popular demand, our current national anthem, "The Star Spangled Banner" may soon be replaced by a much more appropriate anthem, "The Ambiguity Song". For nearly two centuries, the Star ...
Quequeg 03/02/2012 1 3 - 83
Dumb, Nuts, or Mean
Crazy, cruel, or clueless - that's what you are, if you disagree with me, on a political matter that I'm passionate about. In other words, if we differ greatly in our support/opposition to various ...
Quequeg 02/17/2012 2 2 - 68
JFK, Obama, and Tax Breaks for Outsourcing
In last night's State-of-the-Union address, President Obama called for the repeal of tax breaks for outsourcing jobs.
Quequeg 01/25/2012 16 10 - 105
Your Health, Curry Powder, and Turmeric
I always thought that the spices known as "curry powder" and "turmeric" were basically interchangeable with respect to their health benefits, because curry powder usually has turmeric as one of the ...
Quequeg 01/13/2012 48 20 5 271
OWS: an inspiring vision
We need the OWS movement to grow immensely in order to effect genuine reform that will fix our democracy. And to get the OWS movement to grow immensely, we need to be able to inspire people. One ...
Quequeg 12/02/2011 2 - - 72
OWS: where next?
I believe we can resolve the concerns regarding the future of OWS by focusing on the one key problem and by having a clear vision of a workable solution. The one key problem is the concentration of ...
Quequeg 11/21/2011 10 - - 50
One tweet to the whole world
Suppose, you were suddenly given the opportunity to send one tweet to everyone in the world. Those not on Twitter, would get an IM or an email. Those not on-line, would get a telegram or letter. ...
Quequeg 11/10/2011 5 2 - 55
It will soon be Friday 11/11/11 11:11 am.
Let us prepare to celebrate this temporal confluence of digits that will grace our electronic devices on this Friday, as it is a self-evidently positive development. After all, 10 out of the 12 ...
Quequeg 11/09/2011 96 41 1 850
Is that all there is to democracy?
Over the last two decades, people of all stripes have been hoping for change in D.C. that will result in real improvement in our communities and in the management of the federal government. With ...
Quequeg 10/18/2011 4 1 - 53
It's a hopeless situation, but there's hope.
I like expressions that have a contradictory quality to them. E.g., 1) The more things change, the more they stay the same. 2) Be the kind of person who takes supplements, but don't take supplements.
Quequeg 03/06/2011 6 5 - 80
HCR will pass before the State of the Union address
Charlie Rose recently (i.e., Dec 15th) had an interesting interview with Ezra Klein, who reports and blogs on health care issues from the Washington Post. The interesting part was mainly his ...
Quequeg 12/19/2009 18 6 - 116
Best advice I ever got
I recently saw an article on CNNMoney.com which described the best advice that 22 successful people have received during their careers. Because I'm always interested in these nuggets of wisdom, I ...
Quequeg 12/17/2009 24 13 - 70
Afghanistan/Vietnam, Obama/Johnson
Cartoon by Robert Ariail A few weeks ...
Quequeg 12/13/2009 57 6 - 172
What is a trillion dollars?
A trillion dollars is over $8,900 per American household (calculated by dividing a million million dollars by 112 ...
Quequeg 04/17/2009 32 3 - 13
Kucinich is Against Corporatism
On a recent airing of "This Week", George Stephanopoulus told both Mike Gravel and Ron Paul that they have no chance of winning, while insinuating that they're both "kooks" who are running as a lark.
Quequeg 08/03/2007 27 11 1 38
Outsourcing to India will stop in 2.3 years
Have you looked at the exchange rate with the rupee recently? PACIFIC ...
Quequeg 05/08/2007 43 19 1 67
they hate us, because we rob them
I've noticed that some people are under the impression that the typical American citizen ... 1 - is aware and approves of the fact that the U.S. dominates third world countries 2 - personally ...
Quequeg 01/02/2007 1 3 - 5
Pat Buchanan Wins Dutch Elections
It's the far-left that favors immigration restriction in the Netherlands. [http://www.brusselsjournal.com/node/1682 Pat Buchanan Wins Dutch Elections - Thu, 2006-11-23] Wednesday’...
Quequeg 12/21/2006 32 2 - 4
I killed the Bank
When asked what his greatest accomplishment had been during his two terms as President, Andrew Jackson replied "I killed the Bank." He was talking about the "Second Bank of the United States", ...
Quequeg 12/07/2006 26 12 5 409
Carl Bernstein gives "a purty long sarmon for a chap that rips a little now and then"
Earlier in the year, when the Jack Abramoff scandal was still in the news, Larry King interviewed those famous reporters that uncovered Watergate: Bob Woodward, Carl Bernstein. Here's Carl ...
Quequeg 12/03/2006 19 10 2 68
Why you should have supported Cynthia McKinney
Quequeg 08/15/2006 88 12 - 21
Why you should support Cynthia McKinney
Quequeg 08/05/2006 176 17 2 31
Specter likes immigrants, but Kucinich does not
Quequeg 07/20/2006 14 5 - 13
Paul Krugman is a Racist
Quequeg 07/07/2006 40 3 1 102
Immigration: Peter DeFazio
Quequeg 06/28/2006 13 5 - 108
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