Good Deals on Plam Pilots

In an excellent synopsis of why the utopia of the Semantic Web will never work (Metacrap), Cory Doctorow points out that, at the time he wrote the piece, a search for “plam” on eBay produced nine results for “Plam Pilots,” all of which of course were hidden from everyone running a normal search on the string “palm.” Hidden, and therefore barely bidded on. Need to find a good deal on eBay? Try searching on misspelled versions of the thing you want.

Music: Momus :: Billy Hardy

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