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Warning: This post was published more than 11 years ago.

I keep old posts on the site because sometimes it's interesting to read old content. Not everything that is old is bad. Also, I think people might be interested to track how my views have changed over time: for example, how my strident teenage views have mellowed and matured!

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Two years ago today, Bill Gates promised he would rid the email world of spam within two years.  18 emails I’ve received today says he’s failed.  Unless, of course, “teen girls get anally violated” and “Very sad German statistics say in average” don’t count as spam, for some reason.  Luckily, I have Reg to back me up on this one.  He’s failed miserably.  Let’s all point and laugh.  (via)

This 806th post was filed under: Technology.






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