I have been monitoring the traffic to several major technology blogs lately.  This research is based upon specific domains with specific brand associate with them:

I have been evaluating their “popularity” via via several top tech news aggregation sites and social bookmarking tools:

As well as traffic and searches at:

While evaluating specific tag cloud patterns, specific technology, scientific, and industry topics.  I have seen one major pattern.

The mainstream user, uses Internet Explorer, smart people use Firefox, and the real technology leadership uses Google Chrome.

UPDATE: Thanks for the comments on and offline guys.  I am doing this research, but this article was actually a test in creation of titles for tech blog posts in the tech industry.  I was comparing a series of posts with different titles containing a mix emotional triggers and technology triggers.  Its not scientific but generally I proved that tech readers respond better to more tech with a little emotion vs. mostly emotional.   It was true, an overwhelmingly large group of tech bloggers are using Firefox and Chrome, but in no way can I extract intelligence based upon this.  Thanks for bearing with my slightly stupid post.