Wow, I've gone from being an obscure small-company software developer to being one of the most recognized people on the planet!
John Franklin, no title given, from The Global Directory of Who's Who sent me a message in which he said: "It is my pleasure to inform you that on August 13th, 2009 your information was reviewed and accepted for inclusion in the 2009/2010 edition of our registry."
The criteria for inclusion seem remarkably vague: "This recognition is shared by those who have reached a distinguished level of success in their chosen profession." If my "information was reviewed" I would think they'd know what my "chosen profession" is.
"Chosen Profession" sounds like a Charles Spurgeon tract.
Anyhow, I think it's great that I am finally getting some recognition for my distinguished level of success in my chosen profession. But I encourage anyone reading this to look at my previous blog entries and realize what a scam this is.
The one blog entry I've done recently that's gotten any attention is my piece on being a scam target for a Who's Who. I thought this was well-deserved recognition for my greatness, until my bubble was popped and I realized it was a scam. Now, I...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
Congrats to me! I just found out I was even greater than I thought I was, and I already had a high opinion of myself. The icing on the cake of my conceit came in the form of an e-mail informing me "your information was reviewed and accepted for...[ abbreviated | read entire ]