eugen at leitl.org
Mon Oct 5 23:51:25 PDT 2009
On Mon, Oct 05, 2009 at 10:54:12PM -0700, Stephen Williams wrote:
> >Forget Gen-X+. I'm over 60 and I've got filters so tight my response if
> >someone asks is: "What ad?"
> Good luck with that.
> You did catch the Microsoft patent for CAPTCHAs / HIPs for embedding the
> pattern in an ad?
It's been a long while since I've seen a CAPTCHA, especially a
corporate one. And once CAPTCHAs come embedded in ads, then I just
know which sites I don't need anymore.
> Not to mention that TV ads now are often more entertaining than the
> shows they interrupt.
People still watch TV? Now and then I try, but it tends to be so annoying
I have to switch it off very soon.
> I think that it's odd that you have to work so hard to find things when
> you want them, when companies work so hard to get you ads when you don't
> want them.
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