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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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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.
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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. ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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.
|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 ...
|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 ...
Cartoon by Robert Ariail A few weeks ...
|What is a trillion dollars?
A trillion dollars is over $8,900 per American household (calculated by dividing a million million dollars by 112 ...
|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.
|Outsourcing to India will stop in 2.3 years
Have you looked at the exchange rate with the rupee recently? PACIFIC ...
|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 ...
|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’...
|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", ...
|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 ...
|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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