“My mortgage broker emails on my birthday and holidays. So does my dentist. Certain retailers email much more often. The home-furnishings company Room & Board is one of them, hoping I’ll upgrade to a lounge-worthy sectional or entreating me to meet artisanal glassblowers from Minnesota. In the past week alone, the clothing retailer Bonobos messaged me nine times.” Ian Bogost in The Atlantic: What Are Stores Even Thinking With All These Emails? (And why are they blocking me from a purchase with a hundred subscription form overlays?)