There’s all kinds of news about the Bay Bridge Bolt Botch, but (a) I just wrote about it last Thursday, and (b) it’s depressing. I don’t see any reason to inflict it on you today. 805 more words
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I have seen comments that some orchestrate their followers to harass some Twitter user. Intriguingly, I’ve also seen those same people participating comment flooding.
The main thing about flooding I have seen is that individual Twitter users are not causing the flood, but a collective effect of a crowd. 137 more words
This one comes from a friend of the blog! Well, a friend of me. She is no doubt 100% unaware of this blog and, in the event she is, has wisely never brought it up to me, because a series of awkward pauses and sighs and eye rolls isn’t much of a conversation. 292 more words
Why yes, the blog’s spam trap is still catching strange and wonderful new marketing approaches.
Mind you, it’s also still catching huge steaming piles of all-natural fertilizer–lately I’ve been getting several hundred spam attempts a day for online dating, all of which are straight out of the boring, “seen it a million times” school of spam. 813 more words