TriNUG Lightning Talks

I'm going to be presenting a lightning talk at the TriNUG main meeting tomorrow, December 10th, at the Microsoft building in Durham. My topic of choice is a blog series by Kyle Kingsbury in which he sees what happens when you simulate partition failure on various open source data platforms.  It's an extremely interesting and well-written…

Math screws over Dick Allen and friends

Last time I posted, I wrote about the new Veterans Committee. Guess who got elected? Nobody. Joe Posnanski explains why. Can we please take away HOF voting procedures away from the BBWAA? Please? I'm not saying that the HOF desperately needed all twelve men, or even four men. I'm saying that this constant rigging of voting procedures…