Sunday, April 23, 2006

So much for dreams of popularity

Any illusions that I was special has now been destroyed thanks to George at Brewed Fresh Daily who picked up a post by Faminehorse at Pyschobilly Democrat

It seems those hits from government sources in Washington DC and Langley aren't fans of mine who happen to have stumbled upon the excellent content or discussion that happens here. It's data mining...

The new Open Source Center (OSC) at CIA headquarters recently stepped up data collection and analysis based on bloggers worldwide and is developing new methods to gauge the reliability of the content, said OSC Director Douglas J. Naquin.

"A lot of blogs now have become very big on the Internet, and we're getting a lot of rich information on blogs that are telling us a lot about social perspectives and everything from what the general feeling is to ... people putting information on there that doesn't exist anywhere else," Mr. Naquin told The Washington Times.

(Yes I am joking as I knew they weren't visiting long enough to actually read here but who knows if we write about them enough maybe...)