By DaveLevy on Feb 24, 2005
Linky's law of statistics states 'If you think you've discovered something interesting, you're wrong!'. Actually the law is that you should look again, its usually wrong and you've usually made a mistake in your sample design or handling your data.
This rule has helped me a lot and another example came up today, when one of the presenters, showed a table of database popularity on Sun with no DB2. This implies that the source data is skewed against DB2 owners. Bet they don't do explorers.