The artificial intelligence engine at WordPress (who hosts this page) sent me an email with some stats on how the site has been doing since I set it up back in June. According to the analysis, the page is “fresher than ever”, so I’m delighted. The email even had a convenient button to post the whole thing right at the bottom. And since I haven’t posted anything for a while I thought, “why not”.
No review of my online 2010 would be complete, however, without mentioning the Twittermood project I did with Alan Mislove, YY Ahn, JP Onnela, and Niels Rosenquist. That project earned us 302 713 views on YouTube (at the time of writing) and global press attention with large amounts TV, radio, print, and internet coverage (click here for full details). Recently, the visualization was mentioned first among Mashable’s best infographics of 2010, which generated a mini-surge of traffic for the YouTube video.
Anyway, the unedited message is below:
The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:
The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Fresher than ever.
A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 3,600 times in 2010. That’s about 9 full 747s.
In 2010, there were 13 new posts, not bad for the first year! There were 38 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 53mb. That’s about 3 pictures per month.
The busiest day of the year was July 22nd with 207 views. The most popular post that day was Worlds Colliding. Part II.
Where did they come from?
The top referring sites in 2010 were twitter.com, ccs.neu.edu, barabasilab.com, iq.harvard.edu, and barabasilab.neu.edu.
Some visitors came searching, mostly for sune lehmann, sune lehman, sune, lehmann sune, and sune lehmann nature.
Attractions in 2010
These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.
Worlds Colliding. Part II July 2010
About June 2010
Press June 2010
Visualizing Link Communities November 2010
Mood, twitter, and the new shape of America July 2010