I've been working with Django, and will try to get Facemash up and running. If Zuck can do it in a night, why can't I? We'll see. I went to sleep at 7, woke up at 11:30. Now it's midnight and we'll see how it goes. Why aren't there enough data scientists? Because people who care about data aren't thinking about computer science.
Instead, they master small-data tools such as Excel, Stata, and R, which haven't fundamentally improved since 1995.... (more)