November 19, 2008

The Doctor is In

Professor Mankiw links to a site that analyzes your blog and you. Here's what they think of ThreeSources:

INTP - The Thinkers

The logical and analytical type. They are especialy [sic] attuned to difficult creative and intellectual challenges and always look for something more complex to dig into. They are great at finding subtle connections between things and imagine far-reaching implications.

They enjoy working with complex things using a lot of concepts and imaginative models of reality. Since they are not very good at seeing and understanding the needs of other people, they might come across as arrogant, impatient and insensitive to people that need some time to understand what they are talking about.


We really only seem arrogant, impatient and insensitive to morons who don't understand what we are talking about. I ain't too worried.

Media and Blogging Posted by John Kranz at November 19, 2008 6:50 PM

Great minds obviously think alike - both mine, stand.townhall.com and alhbible.wordpress.com, also score as INTP (though the graphical charts come out very different.

I'm going to waste the whole night testing sites I read...

Posted by: Keith at November 19, 2008 7:36 PM

It seems pretty interesting. My first thought was that it's like Astrology: tell people how swell they are and they think "wow, this really works." I ran it on my lovely wife's blog and it seemed 3 for 3 (Mankiw, 3Sources, tatergosum).

I'm not sure about the next two but I don't know the people that well. Of course, we Geminis are pretty naturally skeptical...

Posted by: jk at November 20, 2008 11:10 AM

I'm not so sure the analysis of my Eidelblog is completely right. It's true a lot of my posts can be economically "theoretical" and "abstract," but I apply principles to the real world all the time.

INTJ - The Scientists

The long-range thinking and individualistic type. They are especially good at looking at almost anything and figuring out a way of improving it - often with a highly creative and imaginative touch. They are intellectually curious and daring, but might be pshysically hesitant to try new things.

The Scientists enjoy theoretical work that allows them to use their strong minds and bold creativity. Since they tend to be so abstract and theoretical in their communication they often have a problem communcating their visions to other people and need to learn patience and use conrete examples. Since they are extremly good at concentrating they often have no trouble working alone.

Posted by: Perry Eidelbus at November 20, 2008 1:57 PM | What do you think? [3]