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

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