David Leese
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Don't you just hate it when politicians read too much into election results and tell you what it "really" means?﻿
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The General Election (Inferences from Quantitative Data)
The Election The UK has just had a general election: all the government representatives who sit in the House of Commons have all been selected by regional votes.  The UK is split into 650 areas, called constituencies, each of which has an elected Member of ...﻿
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Collatz Conjecture: 3n+5
3n+5 1,8,4,2 3,14,7,26,13,44,22,11,38,19,62,31,98,49,152,76,38,19... 5,20,10,5 23,74,37,116,58,29,92,46,23﻿
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Collatz Conjecture Revisited (part 2): 3n+3
I've previously looked at the Collatz conjecture , (3n+1) and I have revisited it before, too  (5n+1).  Now, I would like to revisit it again. The Collatz Conjecture states that when you take a number, and if it's even then divide by two, or if it's odd the...﻿
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Average Time Spent on Page
The history of Web analytics tools has left a legacy of metrics that we can obtain "out of the box" even if they are of no practical use, and I would argue that a prime candidate for this category is time spent on page, and its troublesome partner average t...﻿
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Ten Things I learned from not quite reading the Bible in A Year
My 2016 sort-of New Year's Resolution was to read the Bible in a year. I've not tried it before - and it wasn't until the start of February that I decided to go for it. I'd read all of Genesis in 2015, so in order to catch up, I started with Exodus. The chu...﻿
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Ten Things I learned from not quite reading the Bible in A Year
My 2016 sort-of New Year's Resolution was to read the Bible in a year. I've not tried it before - and it wasn't until the start of February that I decided to go for it. I'd read all of Genesis in 2015, so in order to catch up, I started with Exodus. The chu...﻿
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Producing more than I consume
We are a nation, a society,even, of consumers.  We buy stuff in the shops, we eat remarkable quantities of food and we consume huge amounts of online content.  Netflix, TV, YouTube, Facebook, online apps, games and so on, are all on-demand and all available...﻿
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Ten Things I Learned In Fantasy Football
This year, for the second year, I joined my workplace Fantasy NFL Football league, even though I'm nowhere near my 'workplace'.  I work from home in the UK, and most of my colleagues are based in Texas, so I don't get much chance to engage with them outside...﻿