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2015 in blogging

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About the fireworks

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To kick off the new year, we’d like to share with you data on What You're Doing Is Rather Desperate’s activity in 2015. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 270,000 times in 2015. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 12 days for that many people to see it.

There were 32 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 19 MB. That's about 3 pictures per month.

The busiest day of the year was March 24th with 1,845 views. The most popular post that day was A brief introduction to "apply" in R.

Posting Patterns

In 2015, there were 25 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 955 posts.

Longest Streak

28 December - 29 December

Best Day

with 11 posts total

Attractions in 2015

These are the posts that got the most views on What You're Doing Is Rather Desperate in 2015.

How did they find this blog?

Where did they come from?

That's 202 countries in all!
Most visitors came from The United States. United Kingdom & India were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2015 was Make prettier documents by reusing chunks in RMarkdown

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

See you in 2016

Thanks for flying with WordPress.com in 2015. We look forward to serving you again in 2016! Happy New Year!

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