[Foundation-l] Is random article truly random

Nathan nawrich at gmail.com
Tue Oct 18 14:40:18 UTC 2011

On Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 10:33 AM, Fae <fae at wikimedia.org.uk> wrote:
> Repeating the test, I still get an asteroid and villages in my sample
> of a random 15 today.
> It would be a more useful test if someone were to do the random walk
> and see how many articles it takes before they find something they
> feel could be called NSFW.
> As for not having complaints, we don't actually have an easy to use
> complaints button on the page so it's not that surprising.
> Cheers,
> Fae

I'll admit it: If you were to propose a method for filtering NSFW
article topics, I would stop and stare at the train wreck. It's an
embarrassing character flaw, but I know I wouldn't be able to avoid
watching the carnage and counting the bodies.


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