Beck first saw the site when his tour manager showed it to him.

My first initial reaction was puzzlement, amazement, laughter. I'd never seen to much information on myself. I learned more about myself than I knew. I did see some other sites at the time, some of them were nice, but they weren't as substantial as his [Truck's].

Farr, Kathryn, 'Beck's Personal Digital Assistant', Rolling Stone magazine, Date???