Everyone wants to believe there’s no one else like them. While there’s truth to that, we’ve only made it easier to categorize ourselves in the digital era. We’ve poured personality into the tone of our emails, blogs and every single space available with social media. Now, because of all that, you can witness this site do an insane breakdown of who you are as a person from only 100 of your written words.
The wild one-second process is all thanks to Watson, the IBM supercomputer you may remember as a Jeopardy! contestant. With IBM Watson Personality Insights site, you drop in some blocks of text, click “Analyze” and get a readout of the good, the bad and the ugly of you.
The IBM Watson Personality Insights service uses linguistic analytics to extract a spectrum of cognitive and social characteristics from the text data that a person generates through blogs, tweets, forum posts, and more.
Take Drake’s lyrics to his recently single, “Charged Up,” for example. See how it breaks him down as a person.
The whole thing’s pretty fun, even though it obviously takes us one step closer to more efficient rule from our dark robot overlords…