Corn Syrup Ads: True or False? Are the Numerati Invading Our Privacy?
Posted Sep 19 2008 5:19pm
Have you seen these new TV and print ads about high fructose corn syrup -- which I blogged about last week -- convinced you to indulge in the stuff after all, despite your previous intention to avoid the stuff?
Not so fast!
Get the scoop tomorrow on my Gab With the Gurus Radio Show. (FYI, this my first show back -- yeah! -- in two months, since coming down with Lyme disease).
This is sure to be an informative, provocative show. The show begins as Curt Ellis, director of the revealing documentary, King Corn, and I will share facts about HFCS that you need to know before you go take the scary advice recommended in these new ads. (To get a head start on the subject, you may wish to get my book Sugar Shock! and Curt's King Corn now.)
Next up on my show, you'll learn about these mathematical whizzes, who are digitally prying into our tastes and purchase patterns.
Just how bad -- or good -- are these digital busybodies? Are The Numerati -- as BusinessWeek writer Stephen Baker dubs them (that's also the title of his new book -- invading our privacy?