Target Knows You Better Than You Know Yourself

We're used to paranoia about social networking sites like Facebook gleaning personal information from our "Likes" and "Shares," but this fascinating NYT Magazine piece gives us a look into how companies like Target have been intensely profiling their customers for decades. It's a fine line: if companies go too far… » 2/18/12 3:00pm 2/18/12 3:00pm

Book It

"-Hello. I have some old books for sale. -What kind of books? -Old ones. -OK. What subject areas? -Where does it say that?" (One of the conversations compiled over the years by rare book dealer The BookMine) [BoingBoing] » 12/03/09 10:40am 12/03/09 10:40am