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What is a False Positive?

Definition: When a test incorrectly gives a positive result. Frequently used in the context of testing for drugs (banded substance’s, doping ), disease, email spam (see paul graham’s A Plan for Spam or email Ham.

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Who is False Positives?

Ian IrvingFalse Positives is the personal blog, powered by Coffee and WordPress, of Ian Irving, who lives in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  The blog was started in April 2003. Everything written here is my personal opinion and not that of my employer or clients. Really.

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False Positives by Ian Irving is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Canada License.

Ian is an experienced software developer with strengths in translating business needs into working code; delivering user friendly, people and data driven applications. While fluent in many technologies, his current focuses are JavaScript, AJAX, HTML5 & CSS3, SQL, XML, Web Services, Ruby, and Lotus Notes Domino.

He began career in software development with a computer science degree from the University of Toronto, and has work as a consultant with both small companies, and major corporations such as: SunLife Financial, CIBC World Markets, Four Seasons Hotel & Resorts, Celestica, RE/MAX Ontario & Atlantic, IBM Canada, Toyota Canada.

He is Available for hire @ Connected Thinking where he codes, manages and dreams about : Building the People and Data Driven Web

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