Digg : Some Useless Comment Stats

May 12th, 2008

As part of a little side project, I’ve written a script that determines the most “dugg” and most “buried” Digg.com comments for the day. It can also find the discussion thread that contains the most diggs. Only popular submissions are checked for comments.

I’ve put it up at TheBestOfDigg.com. The […] Continue Reading…

How To Become a Vampire

May 8th, 2008

I was looking at some search stats and noticed that this question (how to become a vampire?) was more common than you might expect. Every day, nearly 100 people were looking for a way to join the ranks of the stylish undead. “An interesting topic for a little tutorial”, […] Continue Reading…

1539 Things To Do When Bored

May 1st, 2008

Things to do when your bored. Have no idea about what to do when you are bored? This extra-large list of stuff might help. […] Continue Reading…

Building a DeviantArt Recommendation Engine

April 29th, 2008

DeviantArt, with its huge number of artworks and a large userbase, is just the kind of site that could use a good recommendation engine. A recommendation engine is basically a program that analyzes your tastes and recommends some images that you might like. There do not seem to be any official plans to create a recommendation system. So I went ahead and started building my own recommendation engine for DA. […] Continue Reading…

Still Bored – Shade 2

April 23rd, 2008

My latest programming project (which I’ll discuss in a later post; it’s about DeviantArt) is still in the research phase, so today it is again time for another post of diversion and miscellany. And random music stuff.

What Was
A few years ago I temporarily bought into the common illusion that […] Continue Reading…