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Advertising Olé

Here's an old post from the blog archives of Geekery Today; it was written about 5 years ago, in 2017, on the World Wide Web.

Look, hate all you want on commercial advertising,[1] but if you think that there’s no productive economic function served by alerting me — alerting me through social media advertising, on Zuckerworld, no less — to the fact that I can easily get HEB to ship me this in Alabama from their online store, then I’m sorry, you’re wrong about that. You have no idea how much happier this made my morning.

  1. [1]No, really, it’s fine, go ahead. There’s been no more thoroughly and utterly mainstream a pastime in American intellectual life for the last 70-odd years; don’t worry, you’re on pretty safe ground here.

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