Yuvi analyzes Raymond Chen’s blog

Raymond Chen is one of the smartest developers at Microsoft and he writes a blog which is one of the most popular at Microsoft (if not THE most popular). He writes about why Windows does weird things. Anyway, the 15-year-old Indian wunderkind Yuvi puts his analysis tool to the test again, this time on Raymond’s blog. Finds that most of Raymond’s posts are made at 7 a.m. He theorizes that Raymond is actually a bot and that there’s no human there. Well, I know Raymond (his new book is quite excellent, by the way) and I know that Raymond just programmed his blog tool to post a post on his behalf every day (he writes and batches them up). Not quite interactive, but fine for someone who is trying to share his knowledge with the world.

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20 thoughts on “Yuvi analyzes Raymond Chen’s blog

  1. 7’oclock: I too know that Robert. I did that because, he mentions here[http://blogs.msdn.com/oldnewthing/archive/2005/08/19/453614.aspx] that “one reasearcher IM’d him, saying *most* of his posts come out at 7:00 am.”

    I just wanted to quantify how much of it.:D

    Thanks for the link!

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  2. 7’oclock: I too know that Robert. I did that because, he mentions here[http://blogs.msdn.com/oldnewthing/archive/2005/08/19/453614.aspx] that “one reasearcher IM’d him, saying *most* of his posts come out at 7:00 am.”

    I just wanted to quantify how much of it.:D

    Thanks for the link!

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  3. 7’oclock: I too know that Robert. I did that because, he mentions here[http://blogs.msdn.com/oldnewthing/archive/2005/08/19/453614.aspx] that “one reasearcher IM’d him, saying *most* of his posts come out at 7:00 am.”

    I just wanted to quantify how much of it.:D

    Thanks for the link!

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  4. Common scoble. High time u stop this crap! Linking to stuffs which aren’t worth our time!!

    Though a 15 yr kid writing this software is cool … you as usual creating a false WOW factor in the blogging space for nothing!!

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  5. Common scoble. High time u stop this crap! Linking to stuffs which aren’t worth our time!!

    Though a 15 yr kid writing this software is cool … you as usual creating a false WOW factor in the blogging space for nothing!!

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  6. Common scoble. High time u stop this crap! Linking to stuffs which aren’t worth our time!!

    Though a 15 yr kid writing this software is cool … you as usual creating a false WOW factor in the blogging space for nothing!!

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  7. Sorry for the comment on an old post, but Robert you should know this one already. Raymond does employ some automated posting. I remember looking at his queue of future posts when I worked at Microsoft. For one, it allows him to post regularly when he is away. My guess is this system skews the count.

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  8. Sorry for the comment on an old post, but Robert you should know this one already. Raymond does employ some automated posting. I remember looking at his queue of future posts when I worked at Microsoft. For one, it allows him to post regularly when he is away. My guess is this system skews the count.

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  9. Sorry for the comment on an old post, but Robert you should know this one already. Raymond does employ some automated posting. I remember looking at his queue of future posts when I worked at Microsoft. For one, it allows him to post regularly when he is away. My guess is this system skews the count.

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  10. @Derek: Yep, it does.

    Here’s the first line of the “Is Raymond a Bot?” section:
    Note: This section is a piece of poorly attempted humor.

    πŸ™‚ Also, see the second comment by me….

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  11. @Derek: Yep, it does.

    Here’s the first line of the “Is Raymond a Bot?” section:
    Note: This section is a piece of poorly attempted humor.

    πŸ™‚ Also, see the second comment by me….

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  12. @Derek: Yep, it does.

    Here’s the first line of the “Is Raymond a Bot?” section:
    Note: This section is a piece of poorly attempted humor.

    πŸ™‚ Also, see the second comment by me….

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