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4:52pm on Monday, 29th July, 2019:



Facebook is doing a really good job of showing me advertising for the exact same hotel I've just stayed at for two weeks. Meanwhile, Amazon is asking me how I liked the rechargeable batteries I ordered when it hasn't yet delivered the charger and eBay is wondering if I'm interested in bidding for a pack of playing cards that has a starting price higher than my maximum bid on the similar pack that I recently lost out on.

One of these days, those fancy game-playing machine learning algorithms are going to get used for something other than game-playing. Well, that and scary surveillance by the state.

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