Geeks only – 2 million hits in August

September 1st, 2006 by Ben Goldacre in bad science, onanism | 7 Comments »

From aw-stats. Tra la.


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7 Responses



  1. ajcann said,

    September 1, 2006 at 7:55 pm

    Oh Ben, dontcha know hits are passe? ;-)
    So are pageviews. Reach is the new rock and/or roll:
    evhead.com/2006/08/pageviews-are-obsolete.asp

  2. ashley said,

    September 2, 2006 at 12:08 am

    Er, doesn’t counting the number of “unique” visitors by month and then ading them up for the year kind of defeat the point, as you’ll obviously count regulars more than once?

  3. Ben Goldacre said,

    September 2, 2006 at 12:16 am

    i gave the full table in the interests of transparency and to practise my new image posting software, “reach” is presumably derived from the kind of data in the first column. yes, the tally at the bottom of that column is foolish, but it makes sense for the rest of the table. did i write the program aw-stats? oy veh…

  4. Delster said,

    September 4, 2006 at 11:52 am

    doubled the number of unique visitors…. good going

  5. stever said,

    September 4, 2006 at 1:06 pm

    Is this for this site of the forum or both?

    (theres more page views here than the total of page views on the forum)

    obviously still, a resounding ‘good work fella’.

  6. prescience said,

    September 6, 2006 at 5:58 am

    It would be a kindness to those of us with eyes more than half a century old to put commas between groups of three digits.

    Maybe it’s not the eyes that are the problem..oh, where was I?

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