At Stack Exchange, we’ve historically been pretty loose with our data analysis. You can see this in the “answered questions” definition (has an accepted answer or an answer with score > 0), “question quality” (measured by ad hoc heuristics based on votes, length, and character classes), “interesting tab” homepage algorithm ( 1,137 more words
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The trike is a pixellated metal cock crawling across the desert. It penetrates the darkness at the edge of my vision, tracing a tiny path across the planet’s golden skin, dark granite clefts, orange rashes of spice blistered with red sores ready to burst. 2,435 more words