The long arm of the Evil Empire.

This should be filed under WTF …. I have used Google for ages and I never got asked by anyone on the web, anywhere for my mobile number. After all these years the thing is that Google still doesn’t know exactly where I live, I know that because of the adverts they send me. I assume that some bot has now kicked in to make the 30,000 odd posts with my name on them a little more commercially viable by linking it at least to a place.

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Well, needless to say I declined their kind invitation, but it was a weird attempt.

Great post by Miso, as usual, on the information con-artists etc… here as the Nymwars matures into a major talking point.

206,000 Nymwars links on Google search and a mention in most of the online and RL press too. It seems that the users of G+ are the middle class, with the initial group of people, the pioneer types, all dropping away. It’s become quite uncool. Good. Let the naive middle class have it.

…more later…. still blogging from someone else’s computer with the tail end of a hurricane howling outside. Miss my computer already…

:))

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