I was completely floored this morning when I got a Google Alert in my inbox. See, I have a Google Alert set up for my own name. If somebody out there mentions by name, I get notified of it. Well, you can imagine my surprise when I got a Google Alert with my name in it for a blog post entitled….are you ready?

The Top 10 Sexiest Men in IT, 2007

That’s right. This lady is ranking me in there. She says:

“He looks friendly in this photo but his other pictures make him look mysterious. Kind of like David Arquette.”

Hhhmmm…mysterious? I guess that’s a good thing?

I don’t know. My wife figured me out pretty quickly. She might beg to differ.

Margaret Rouse listed me alongside such sexy juggernauts as Larry Page, Gordon Moore (the former CEO of Intel whom I’m sure the ladies find irresistible [cough!]), Tim Berners-Lee and others.

Judging by the list, it’s obviously a joke. But, hey, I can now classify myself up there alongside Matt Damon, right? Oh, and Margaret, thanks…but I’m a happily married man. Here’s proof: