Monday, April 21, 2014

Data mining does it again

Based on Amazon’s “Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought” suggestions, we can determine that people who buy this digital scale are drug dealers who also buy:
  • "Spice" grinders
  • "Tobacco" pipe screens
  • Caffeine powder (to cut heroin)
  • Rolling papers
  • Gelatin capsules and capsule-filling machines
  • And a whole lot of plastic baggies

See the Atlantic web site for more about The Unintentional Amazon Guide to Dealing Drugs.

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