It’s often argued that the high false positive rate proves the system is poorly run or even useless. This is not necessarily the case. In running a system like this, we necessarily trade off false positives against false negatives. We can lower either kind of error, but doing so will increase the other kind. The… Continue reading False Positives
Everything is miscellaneous, right? Well, my categories in this blog were quite numerous and growing all the time with subcategories. They got to the point my desktop client, Deepest Sender, had more than a screen’s height of categories. The side bar required over a whole screen height on my 20″ monitor to display. Unmangeable…. So,… Continue reading Consolidation
Dear whomever left me a voicemail of your typing, Ummmm… Thanks? Ez
Megan hates UF alumni, originally uploaded by Ezra F. Which means she loves Uga. 🙂 I finally had an opportunity to take a picture of one of the Uga statues around town. Its such a toursity shot. Megan makes for a willing tourista.
By George to post seven facts about me. I am the product of miscegenation. I read when I eat alone. There are 455 contacts in my instant messenger. Three of my four grandparents died before the age of 55. My height is 191.5 cm. No one else has my name in Google. (First entry not… Continue reading I’ve been tagged…
By George [here] to post seven facts about me. I am the product of miscegenation. I read when I eat alone. There are 455 contacts in my instant messenger. Three of my four grandparents died before the age of 55. My height is 191.5 cm. No one else has my name in Google. (First entry… Continue reading I’ve been tagged
Is it user error when the “user” is a techie? Is it user error when the “user” is an admin? Shouldn’t it be admin error, if the admin is deploying the application? Is it user error when the “user” is a developer? So deep… Deep in Java. Another brown something.
You’d think a city would make life hell on venue owners and fine advertisers for making them spend thousands of employee man hours cleaning up advertisements pasted onto walls of buildings, benches, etc. Punishment is only effective with the subject notices and can tie back to the cause-effect relationship. Tracking down, fining, and hearing appeals… Continue reading Cancelled
. Ask yourself whether you are happy and you cease to be so. John Stuart Mill English economist & philosopher (1806 – 1873) From The Quotations Page
Godwin’s Law: As an online discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving Nazis or Hitler approaches one. Wowsers…