Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Fame! I'm Gonna Live Forever...

"[Y]ou are legitimately famous, the M.I.T. team has decided, if a Wikipedia page under your name exists in more than 25 languages." "Pantheon, a new project from the Macro Connections group in M.I.T.’s Media Lab...has collected and analyzed data on cultural production from 4,000 B.C. to 2010. With a few clicks on its website, which just went live, you can swing through time and geography...."

Alas! Only one attorney made it into the top ten most famous people from the U.S. since 4000 B.C. Actually, there is only one in the top twenty! Itching to know which attorney is more famous than Britney Spears and Jimi Hendrix? Take a look at Pantheon, search by Rankings, and limit the search to "United States" for "Place of Birth."