Analysis

Blogspam Analysis with R Part 1

This morning while checking the comments on this blog I was surprised at the amount of spam comments caught by the Akismet plugin, so I decided to dive in with some logfile analysis using R to see if I could lessen the scourge. Grab the data from my nginx logs, since Read more…

By chris, ago
Tech

Plotting Time Series Data with Gnuplot

When dealing with external customers and non-technical people I find it beneficial to provide some sort of visual representation. Dumping a ton of data on people rarely conveys the message effectively. My go to tool for generating graphs, especially of time-series data, is gnuplot.  It’s free, flexible and runs everywhere. Read more…

By chris, ago