Accept no substitutes!
A friend is in the movie biz and his reaction to any criticism of the recent Star Trek reboots is Rotten Tomatoes is an objective measure. I can forgive him the logical error because he's in the industry and the financials are more important to him than say to you or I. So aggregated movie reviews that drive customer purchases to him indicate success.
However, as far as I know, Rotten Tomatoes never publishes its weighting formula
And it's opened by a movie studio.
This seems to me perfect for abuse.
An issue is that random typically doesn't mean what it's taken to mean in plain language. True randomness is actually hard since you've got to have some mechanism chugging away spitting out numbers. Understanding how (pseudo) random is defined goes a long way to reducing the reducing the size of the haystack in your search for the needle.
James Hacker: [reading a speech written for him] "We shall of course be reviewing a
Bernard Woolley: Oh, thank you , Prime Minister.
There is not, nor will there be any further debate about gun control. The NRA has won unequivocally.
The US, as a people, will continue to heap the dead onto the altar of the second amendment barring a supernatural event. The deaths of first graders at Sandy Hook should have proved that for what ever reason, Americans are comfortable with massacring themselves.
The gun debate is dead and the US will brag to itself that it's the free-est country on Earth. They're actually convinced this is evidence of how great and exceptional they are. Stop wasting your breaths.
It also goes to say you can't help but broadcast it, don't collect it.
This was a well publicized deadline with plenty of infrastructure money provided up front. Oh -- your HMO or physician practice spent all that money on something else. I guess that must be the evil federal government's fault.