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Kind of a cool idea. The combined distribution would be even more interesting and maybe to include some more varied types of coding, most of the examples were OS, programming languages, dev tools. The author shared his script so it wouldn't be hard to adapt likely.

This would be a cool report for github or bitbucket etc to provide across public repositories. Especially when combined with any basic demographics. Of course, I don't think they collect a ton of demographics today so not sure how valuable it would be.

I bet you could build profiles on people and predict changes in their patterns based on life events and other changes (kids, marriage, aging, divorce etc). Of course, I bet many people would find that a little creepy, but the data side of it is pretty interesting, at least in my head it is.




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