first I see this article on the pervasive…

first, I see this article on the pervasive effects of Walmart in the city http://www.urbancartography.com/2005/02/die_walmart_die.html and, a commentor had told the writer to not be so blatant about his own “biases”, and mocked at the fact that his google adsense (content-specific text advertising) was showing ADS of Walmart. Indeed, next to the article criticizing Walmart, google picked up the keyword “Walmart”, and you can see a discount ticket offer for Walmart, getting jobs at Walmart, Walmart Store finder, Clearance, and so forth.

then, I use gmail to send an email about our Freedom Movements class, and as I revise the email, this is the gmail ads that shows to the right:

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and I’m like, oh shit.