The joy of stats

The title is somewhat borrowed from a recent TV series by Prof Hans Rosling, the swedish master statician, and someone I imitated poorly in a couple of recent presentations we have done on the LfI project. One of which you … Continue reading

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What Staff think of Oxford’s Podcasting Activities

The Listening for Impact project team conducted student surveys to find out their views on Oxford’s podcasts. Those survey results were analysed in other blog posts.  The project team released that it is equally important to consult the staff who … Continue reading

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Can you hear me tweeting?

Measuring Impact with Twitter and Bit.ly For the past month (and ongoing) we have been running an experiment to test what impact the advertising of selected podcasts can have via Twitter. In this short report we look at the initial … Continue reading

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Basic Log File Analysis With Analog

A common technique for getting data summaries out of log files is to use a log file analyser. There are a small number of freely available applications that do this type of analysis, one of which is called Analog. This … Continue reading

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Fishing with a broken net

We have talked about how we can collect data from our webservers, that we have a (presently growing) range of webservers in the ecosystem we want to observe, and that we can only observe a limited number of those webservers. … Continue reading

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