Quote of the Day - What is fame? The advantage of being known by people of whom you yourself know nothing, and for whom you care as little.
This really didn’t seem to matter much when the primary form of written communication was the posted letter. After all, how many times have you ever received a letter, read it, written out a new envelope, stamped it, and mailed it on to another person? Just didn’t happen, did it? Forwarding is a different story as a recent Dutch law grad found out. Mis-addressing the email and the power of the “forward” button mean that people all over the world are now familiar with his “career” goals.
As the article reported, at least everyone knows his name.