"As the rate of technological development speeds up, the gap between science fiction and what we’re living now is getting narrower all the time."
Depahli De walked through the mall, and was immediately targeted by mobile advertisements that used recognition technology to see her as young, female and upper-class.
Compare to the antiholo generator from John Varley's 1977 novel The Ophiuchi Hotline and the home ad blocker from Alfred Bester's wild and wooly 1974 novel The Computer Connection.
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