Friday, November 07, 2014

ad-bots pitching services and wares to automated web-crawlers

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vinbreau 8 hours ago | link


I envision a future where a significant share of the advertising market is comprised of automated ad-bots pitching services and wares to automated web-crawlers. There's something obtusely philosophical about that and what it says about us, though I am not sure what that is.


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arbitrage 8 hours ago | link


William Gibson could probably give you some ideas on what that says about us. He started writing about this fictionally decades ago.


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wernercolangelo 8 hours ago | link


Or Stanislaw Lem


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klipt 8 minutes ago | link


Or Douglas Adams in the Dirk Gently books.


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readerrrr 6 hours ago | link


Really? Could you share the titles.


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pessimizer 7 hours ago | link


Or Frederick Pohl and Cyril Kornbluth


http://ift.tt/1z4Mc7FSpaceMerchants


(Or Alvin Lucier: http://ift.tt/1qpZR2YAmSittingina_Room)


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pavel_lishin 7 hours ago | link


Charles Stross, too.


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aaronbrethorst 8 hours ago | link


Somewhat related: http://ift.tt/fisdS4


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twrkit 7 hours ago | link


reminds me of Google Will Eat Itself: http://www.gwei.org/


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