Yesterday my blog reached 10.000 spam-comments for this year…. Spammers are looking for blogs that do not have any kind of spam protection or are weak and have let some spam links through. They then monitor those blogs for activity to see if they are being used/check often. If they find that the blog is uninhabited, they then start adding links pointing to those spammed posts in their new spam comments to be sent to unsuspecting bloggers. Thus by making the links to blogs in their spam comments look somewhat eligible (and in a foreign language) the spammers are raising the pagerank of those spammed posts in “compromised” blogs and effectively giving their own spam links the attention they need.
Akismet
Luckily there is a kind of software that protect a blog like mine extraordinary well for spam-comments. They call it Akismet. When a new comment, trackback, or pingback comes to my blog it is submitted to the Akismet web service which runs hundreds of tests on the comment and returns a thumbs up or thumbs down. When the plugin catches something as spam it saves it in the database for 15 days in case you want to check it out manually and then automattically deletes it. In the unlikely event something gets incorrectly identified as spam you can correct it and it submits the “false positive” back to Akismet for analysis and improvement of our system. If a spam comment happens to get through and you mark it as spam within WordPress (Wordpres is the engine behind this blog), it does the same thing. Akismet becomes more effective the more you use it.

Name : I.Q. : Picture :
James
Sidis

300

Leonardo da Vinci

220

Johann Wolfgang von
Goethe

210

Voltaire

190

Sir Isaac Newton

190

Galileo Galilei

185

Charles Dickens

180

Baruch Spinoza

175

Richard Wagner

170

Plato

170

Johann Sebastian Bach

165

Albert Einstein

164

Stephen W. Hawking

164

Bill Gates

160

Rembrandt van Rijn

155

Richard Nixon

143

James Sidis
illiam James Sidis (April 1, 1898–July 17, 1944) was a talented mathematician and child prodigy in the United States of America in the early 20th century. He was famous at first for his precociousness, and later for his eccentricity and withdrawal from both the public eye and mathematics. He avoided mathematics entirely in later life, producing works on other subjects under pseudonyms, and today is largely unknown. Sidis’s parents believed in nurturing a precocious and fearless love of knowledge, as opposed to disciplinary punishment, an unusual idea in the early 20th century, for which they received much criticism. For the price Sidis had to pay for being a supreme intellect was that he was incapable of friendship, love, fatherhood, and many other desirable things. As a man he was a failure; as a monster he was superb….
idis could read at 18 months (hyperlexia), taught himself Latin at 2, Greek at 3, had written a treatise on anatomy at 4, wrote four books and knew eight languages (English, Latin, Greek, Russian, Hebrew, French, German and Vendergood, his own invention) by age 8. At age 11, he entered Harvard University as part of a program to enroll gifted students early (the university had previously refused to let him apply at age eight), and gave a lecture on four dimensional bodies to an auditorium of mathematicians which was well-received. After this lecture, MIT professor Daniel Comstock was quoted as saying that Sidis would become the foremost mathematician of the 20th century. His IQ was estimated at between 250 and 300 by psychometrician Abraham Sterling. He was the youngest and most prominent of the remarkable group of prodigies who studied at Harvard in 1909, which included Norbert Wiener, the father of cybernetics, Richard Buckminster Fuller and composer Roger Sessions.
n intelligence quotient or IQ is a score derived from a set of standardized tests developed to measure a person’s cognitive abilities (“intelligence”) in relation to their age group. An IQ test does not measure intelligence the way a ruler measures height (absolutely), but rather the way a race measures speed (relatively). For people living in the prevailing conditions of the developed world, IQ is highly heritable, and by adulthood the influence of family environment on IQ is undetectable. IQ test scores are correlated with measures of brain structure and function, as well as performance on simple tasks that anyone can complete within a few seconds. IQ is correlated with academic success; it can also predict important life outcomes such as job performance, socioeconomic advancement, and “social pathologies”. Recent work has demonstrated links between IQ and health, longevity, and functional literacy.
normal intelligence quotient (IQ) ranges from 85 to 115 (According to the Stanford-Binet scale). Only approximately 1% of the people in the world have an IQ of 135 or over. In 1926, psychologist Dr. Catherine Morris Cox – who had been assisted by Dr. Lewis M. Terman, Dr. Florence L. Goodenaugh, and Dr. Kate Gordon – published a study “of the most eminent men and women” who had lived between 1450 and 1850 to estimate what their IQs might have been. The resultant IQs were based largely on the degree sof brightness and intelligence each subject showed before attaining the age of 17. Taken from a revised and completed version of this study, the table below shows the projected IQs of some of the best scorers.
From: V. Buj, Personal & Individual Differences., Vol. 2, p. 168 – 169.
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