[Foundation-l] Usability Study Results (Sneak Preview)

Brian Brian.Mingus at colorado.edu
Fri May 8 14:50:16 UTC 2009

Really, I admit that? Where.

On Fri, May 8, 2009 at 8:30 AM, Nathan <nawrich at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, May 8, 2009 at 10:10 AM, Brian <Brian.Mingus at colorado.edu> wrote:
> > You don't have to be an expert (more formally defined as someone with ten
> > years of experience in a field) to spot unscientific thinking. I don't
> > think
> > you're an expert either so maybe you should just leave expertise out of
> it.
> > More to the point, the question in my mind is, how much money did the
> > Foundation waste on this "study" that you can't draw valid, generalizable
> > conclusions from?
> > The distinction between quantitative and qualitative is for naught -
> > you can, and should, quantify what you mean when making qualitative
> > assessments. Especially if you will use them to bolster your arguments
> > about how to spend millions of dollars of donated money.
> Honestly, you as much as admit that you have no idea what you're talking
> about. You could at least be a little more collegial and a little less
> accusatory if you are looking for good faith responses to your complaints.
> Nathan
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