RE: This is interesting...

Subject: RE: This is interesting...
From: "Andrew Warren" <awarren -at- synaptics -dot- com>
To: "Emily Berk" <emily -at- armadillosoft -dot- com>, <armadill -at- earthlink -dot- net>, "techwr-l" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 6 Jun 2007 15:43:11 -0700

Emily Berk wrote:

> I'm pretty sure it does not consider subject matter, and that it seems
> to make decisions based on the frequency and placement of certain
> pretty generic words.


On the results page, below the score, is a complete list of the
(surprisingly small number of) keywords it counts, along with the fixed
weighting assigned to each.

-Andrew, most of whose writing samples have been judged "female" by a
small margin

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