Kevin Drum reports that “the internet toy du jour is a site that supposedly analyzes your writing and tells you which famous writer you most resemble.”
So I have to try it. First try, a random blog post, produced this horror:
(Asimov: good ideas, bad writing.)
Second try, the first three pages from a paper I'm writing produced something even worse:
OK, it's a paper about ICANN, and thus something of a horror show, but even so…
Fortunately, Kevin Drum thinks there's nothing to it.