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Tuesday, January 18, 2011
More Signs of the Singularity!
I received from the gloved hand of my postal carrier this afternoon an envelope from WIRED magazine hoping to entice me to read their ink and pulp plea to subscribe to their ink and pulp magazine with the promise of a Free Gift! inside the envelope which turned out, of all things, to be a sad little slip of paper with a conventional 2011 calendar printed on it of a kind that could not possibly be of the least use to the possessor of a single computer or media device, that is to say, to anybody surely who would ever subscribe to their technolowhizbang offering.