Strictly speaking, a manufactured meat product created by Hormel. Spam is also used to describe email that is sent to a wide list of addresses for sales and marketing purposes, usually to the disdain of the receiver, who may not be aware of lists upon which the user's email appears.

Articles on that refer to Spam

Why We Can Be Confident of Turing Test Capability Within a Quarter Century By Ray Kurzweil
Track 7 Tech Vectors to Take Advantage of Technological Acceleration By Max More
We Are the Web By Kevin Kelly
Artificial Intelligence in the World Wide Web By David G. Stork
How the Mind Works By Steven Pinker
Top News of 2002 By Ray Kurzweil and Amara D. Angelica
Revolution in a Box By Mike Treder, Chris Phoenix, and Jamais Cascio
The Need For Limits By Chris Phoenix
The Age of Virtuous Machines By J. Storrs Hall
Openness and the Metaverse Singularity By Jamais Cascio

News Articles that refer to Spam

How Antispam Software Works
DNA technique protects against 'evil' emails
FBI warns of Valentine's Day 'Storm'
Dilbert Discovers the Singularity
Internet 'immune system' could block viruses
Human or Computer? Take This Test
Artificial intelligence scopes out spam
The problem with abundance
Plan for UN to run internet 'will be shelved'
A Net of Control

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Coalition Against Unsolicited Commercial Email