(Tech) Automated Trend Discovery for Weblogs

BlogPulse allow you to watch key phrases or key people as well as links mined on over 750,000 weblogs using machine learning algorithms and natural language processing techniques

BlogPulse mines for bursty phrases and person names instead of for the most popular ones. The most popular phrases and names change very slowly over time. The burstiest phrases and names are those whose frequency of occurrence has increased significantly over the past two weeks, often dramatically.