Sam Newman's site, a Consultant at ThoughtWorks

Recieved from Amazon on the 7th of November:

Dear Customer,
We’ve noticed that customers who have purchased Hot Fuss by The Killers have also ordered Hot Fuss by The Killers. For this reason, you might like to know that Hot Fuss will be released on November 21, 2005. You can pre-order your copy for just GBP 11.99 by following the link below.

Mind you, I enjoyed it so much the first time around…

6 Responses to “When software-generated suggestions go bad”

  1. Jonny

    Reminds me of another serendipitous Amazon email I posted to NTK a few years back:

    “We’ve noticed that many customers who’ve purchased albums by Various Artists are also interested in music by Various …”


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