Why are Digg users so obsessed with top lists? Is it because top lists seem to promise the users easy and proved solutions to their problems? Is it, because they are used to read instructions in a step-by-step way? I didn’t know until I compiled the “Top 13 Digg Top Lists” for my own pleasure and thoroughly analyzed them. Take a look at the lists first and then decide what they tell about the average digg user. What do you think?
Ok, here we go. As of now (2006-12-02) the Top 13 most dugg stories are:
This tool shows the articles from the English Wikipedia that are viewed most. Some results may surprise you…
A good summary with a description and links of some of the top tools in the Hacking/Security arena. For old hands it will be a familiar list but most people will find a thing or two they didn’t know about.
2006 apparently is the year of the geek, check out this list of the Top 10 geek watches.
Keyboards come in many shapes – from the simplest computer grey $9.99 standard 102-key keyboard to variants that seem to come straight out of a Star Trek episode. Here’s a top 10 list of some really cool keyboards.
Usually it’s the digg stories that get all the fame, so I decided to shed some light on the top dugg comments that I could find. I had a good trip down memory lane and a couple laughs while searching for these, I hope you enjoy them too.
With literally hundreds to choose from, we sorted through the many mutants who have been part of an X-team over the past 40+ years. We looked into alternate futures, brief allegiances and long-standing members. These are the top 25 X-Men, the complete list.
The open source design community is alive and well. take a look at some of the best designs at owd.org. The link goes to the most popular designs. There are some stunning designs and they can be downloaded and used for free as well!
A set of beautiful phones – if someone knows where to get hold of that ‘KDDI Penck’ please let me know, that one was absolutely stunning.
What films had the most outstanding finales? Some old favorites and some surprises can be found in this top 50 list.
One web guy’s lessons he has learned from being on the digg front page a few times. He believes that webmasters trying to abuse digg to get ad clicks are just wasting their time. (Quit promoting yourself, you shmucks!) Good read.
See what the top 100 dugg stories of last year were.
With season 4 of Mythbusters, the popular debunking show on Discovery, NerdEBlog has compiled a list of the top 5 Mythbuster’s segments including Kari’s famous silver bikini clip!
Here are the top PCs ever, from machines you owned and loved to systems you’ve never heard of…