Twenty-eight is the second perfect number,
but one is still the loneliest number that you’ll ever do
Getting this tattooed on my ass…next to Hello Kitty

As if you didn’t already know this, you are currently reading the 28th most important blog on the entire internets if you want to know what bloggers are talking about.



A recent Carnegie Mellon study used higher mathematics to answer the question: if you want to be informed about what the entire blogosphere is talking about, but you can only read 100 blogs (out of the millions available), which blogs should you read?


You can see the website for the study here and a PDF file for the report can be found here.

The study was “awarded the best student paper award at the ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining” which is like, I don’t know, a virgin convention or something. The .pdf contains stuff like this:

(click to read smart people mumbo-jumbo)

Hugh Hewitt, who wrote the book Blog: Understanding the Information Reformation That’s Changing Your World came in 78th. He lost valuable points due to excessive man-boobs. The footnote is on page seven of the pdf.

You can look it up.

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