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in: BigWillyStyle; BigWillyStyle > 2019-03-20

Mar 20, 2019 6:14 PM # 
iansmith:
And yet I already knew.
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Mar 20, 2019 7:05 PM # 
iansmith:
Does anyone else think this warrants recognition in the "noisy log" section on AP? I do.
Mar 21, 2019 12:31 AM # 
Gswede:
Let's see if we can get it there.
Mar 21, 2019 12:31 AM # 
Gswede:
A
Mar 21, 2019 12:31 AM # 
Gswede:
B
Mar 21, 2019 12:31 AM # 
Gswede:
C
Mar 21, 2019 12:31 AM # 
Gswede:
D
Mar 21, 2019 12:34 AM # 
iansmith:
I admire your tenacity, GSwede.
Mar 21, 2019 2:53 AM # 
iansmith:
I know the guy who made AP; I'll ask him to bump up BigWillyStyle.
Mar 21, 2019 3:43 AM # 
dbakker:
Some part of the noisy log algorithm involves having more than two people discussing things I think.
Mar 21, 2019 4:02 AM # 
iansmith:
@dbakker - that would make sense. I confirmed with ken that a single user commenting isn't sufficient to cause a noisy log. Does anyone have any idea what the algorithm might be? I could see multiplying the total number of comments by the square of the number of unique commenters, say, and ranking all users by that value. You might want to also include some time penalty - comment threads from a few days ago could contribute less to a log's noise score than more recent comments.

Say, for tau ~ 3 days:
Value of a comment thread = (unique users - 2) * sqrt(# comments) * e^(-t / tau)
Value of a log = sum over all comment threads.
Mar 21, 2019 4:34 AM # 
iansmith:
My reaction to Will's confession:
Mar 21, 2019 10:13 AM # 
bubo:
This doesn´t look like Ian?
Mar 21, 2019 2:33 PM # 
Cristina:
Will this help?
Mar 21, 2019 3:21 PM # 
Canadian:
He's now on the list but not yet at the top...
Mar 21, 2019 3:40 PM # 
BigWillyStyle:
noo leave me alone u guys
Mar 21, 2019 5:17 PM # 
bubo:
Keep on moving up...
Mar 22, 2019 2:44 AM # 
Gswede:
Has anyone here seen my keys?
Mar 22, 2019 2:44 AM # 
Gswede:
Did I leave them here?
Mar 22, 2019 2:44 AM # 
Gswede:
I've been looking for hours.
Mar 22, 2019 2:52 AM # 
iansmith:
Embrace your destiny, BigWillyStyle. Your confession will echo in eternity.
Mar 22, 2019 5:27 AM # 
iansmith:
Solidly in 2nd; this is progress.
Mar 22, 2019 4:14 PM # 
BigWillyStyle:
You keep using that word confession. I do not think it means what you think it means.
Mar 22, 2019 5:57 PM # 
Cristina:
Is there a confessional around here?
Mar 22, 2019 6:06 PM # 
iansmith:
"A confession is a statement – made by a person or by a group of persons – acknowledging some personal fact that the person (or the group) would ostensibly prefer to keep hidden."
Mar 22, 2019 10:22 PM # 
BigWillyStyle:
Yes, exactly - no facts are being acknowledged in my statement.
Mar 24, 2019 8:07 AM # 
iansmith:
This may well be the noisiest comment thread on your log ever.
Mar 24, 2019 10:40 PM # 
Katnap:
Excellent PB reference Will!
Mar 24, 2019 10:47 PM # 
iansmith:
What is PB?
Mar 24, 2019 10:51 PM # 
Katnap:
The Princess Bride
Mar 24, 2019 11:12 PM # 
BigWillyStyle:
Nah I've had noisier. Besides which, this entire thread is fake news.

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