Measuring the Faithfulness of a Blog….

August 7, 2014    By: Jeff G @ 1:39 pm   Category: Bloggernacle,orthodox,Survey Results

Alright, the title is partially tongue in cheek since the method I describe below has more than a few caveats to it.

Ziff over at Zelophehad’s Daughters put up a post shows the distribution of Facebook likes which readers of each blog in the bloggernacle have for each member of the 15 apostles.  Keep in mind that by “reader of a blog” I mean a person who has liked that blog on Facebook.  Thus, Ziff’s data compares this distribution against the distribution which exists for the total FB likes to Q15 members.  I find this comparison interesting, but incomplete.  (Newcoolthang does not have a Facebook page, but this is not the incompleteness to which I am referring.)

Luckily, Ziff was nice enough to also publish his raw data in the post, thereby allowing me to analyze the data along different lines.  Whereas Ziff was concerned about the distribution of likes among Q15 members for each blogs readership, I want to analyze how much support there is for each Q15 member within each blogs readership.  By “support” I mean this: out of all the people that “like” a particular blog, how many of those people also like each Q15 member?  Here are the result of my analysis: (more…)

Survey Results Part 7- Wrap Up

June 29, 2010    By: Matt W. @ 11:16 am   Category: Survey Results

Well, I had a few more things I could have done with the data, but time got the best of me. Rather than leave this undone though, here is the data.

Survey Data

Please feel free to use the data,do some analysis and post a link here to your findings.

Survey Results Part 6- Atonement, the Popular Vote

June 11, 2010    By: Matt W. @ 7:46 am   Category: Survey Results

Continued from here.

For the full series click here.

So I was a little surprised by this set, though in hind sight, it makes perfect sense.

Survey Results Part 5- Gender Studies

June 3, 2010    By: Matt W. @ 7:50 pm   Category: Survey Results

Continued from here.

For those of you who are new, click here for the entire series.

Seeing as the more free of commentary on my charts I am, the less crazy the comments on the post are, I am going “commentary lite” on this one. (more…)

Survey Results- Part 4 – Why We Argue About Evolution

May 22, 2010    By: Matt W. @ 1:09 pm   Category: Survey Results

Continued from here.

For those who are new, click here for all parts.

I’m going to keep this one short and sweet.

Survey Results- Part 3 – Engagement and Outcomes

May 14, 2010    By: Matt W. @ 8:36 pm   Category: Survey Results

Continued from here.

Well, we’ve talked about engagement before, so I don’t want to spend too much time on it, especially as there have not been that many dramatic changes in the results, even though the questions I used this time are a little different.

Survey Results- Part 2 – Measuring Discipleship

May 7, 2010    By: Matt W. @ 9:16 pm   Category: Survey Results

Continued from here

Survey Results- Part 1 – Who took the Survey

May 4, 2010    By: Matt W. @ 6:17 pm   Category: Survey Results

As a way of introducing the data set and setting out from the onset the natural imperfections inherent in doing data analysis via a web based tool, I thought I would begin with a brief explanation of the intent of the survey and some preliminary charts showing the demographics provided for those who took the survey.