Have you ever been stalked by a ceiling fan company? It’s terrifying. My wife and I were remodeling our porch, and we needed a ceiling fan. One search online, and all of the Chatty Cathy’s of the world wide web got together and decided that anytime I peeked at a screen, a ceiling fan ad should be there. Every website I visited was populated with ads for them.
This will be the summer of cellphones’ moving beyond calling, texting and web surfing. They’re quickly becoming truly interactive, solving problems we’ve taken for granted for many decades and some we haven’t imagined yet. We’re seeing the first TV ads touting “Internet Everywhere.”