All the young dudes

Microsoft has a new engine that predicts the demographics for a given search query or URL. Here’s their predicted audience for my blog:

Microsoft Ad Demographics

So the mode visitor is an <18 year old guy? Maybe my blog is a kind of inverse picture of Dorian Gray–it remains a beautiful 17 year old, despite its debauchery, while I grow old and gray.

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3 Comments

  1. Posted 6/26/2006 at 11:01 am | Permalink

    Interesting tool. I’ve tried a few sites out of interest, but there’s an interesting anomaly for http://www.ft.com (financial times, uk), which produces:

    “failed to predict for URL: http://www.ft.com

    It has no other problems with any site I’ve tried. Are ft readers that complex?!

  2. Posted 6/26/2006 at 1:48 pm | Permalink

    Mine turned out exactly the same as yours. Bah!

  3. Posted 6/26/2006 at 7:56 pm | Permalink

    Mine is very different. I wonder what kind of algorthm behind.
    Apparently my predicted audiance is mostly female age 25- 34!!!

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  1. By Mathemagenic on 6/28/2006 at 12:56 am

    Those who come here…

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