I’m in my friendly, local Starbucks using its free WiFi. Before I could log onto the WiFi I had to click an agree button on a screen that, in addition to a link to the terms of service, carried the following message: “Starbucks is pleased to offer complimentary Wi-Fi to customers who are enjoying our [...]
Archive for June, 2012
A developer is appealing to the Ontario Municipal Board for permission to build a 40+-storey mixed use building in the lot immediately behind the much smaller condo building that I live in. (If you’re not from Ontario and don’t know what the Ontario Municipal Board is, don’t worry. It’s not relevant to this story. Suffice [...]
Holy crap! I just received an email with the following subject line: “Do-It-Yourself Solar System for Everyday Homeowners!” And here is the body of the email (minus links and a lot of hidden, white-on-white text): Simple Do-It-Yourself Solar System Literally Saves $1000′s One Man Completely Eliminated his $200+ Monthly Electric Bills!