« on: April 11, 2014, 10:52:29 am »
Can anyone ever be sufficiently committed to Sparkle Motion?
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QuoteBut hmm! I wonder if the guy in the picture is the creator of this prank, and he just gets off on you watching him get whapped in the balls. Like, Eventually, you staring at this gif, that's turning him on.
Now you're the pervert.
In this age, I'd struggle to argue that this is not a distinct possibility. People have been staging "You've been framed" videos for decades so the odds of a kid going out of his way to injure himself to attempt to make a viral video have to be at least 50%.
In cases like "One man one jar" the odds rise significantly to damn near certain.
Ghost in the Wires -- My Adventures as the World's Most Wanted Hacker by Kevin Mitnick
It's fun--it's kinda of a How-to-Social-Engineer-the-phone-company-in-autobiography form...but it's fun.
I made the mistake of following Mitnick on Twitter, reading GitW, The Art of Deception and The Art of Intrusion all around the same time, the effect of which was that every time I read his words it sounded like "*nudge nudge* hey, remember how I was awesome haxor? Do you remember the whistling down phone lines things? Remember that?".
The moral of the story is not to follow Mitnick on Twitter, or in fact use Twitter at all.
Reading Karmeron Hurley's God's War: The Bel Dame Apocrypha, with my usual approach of allowing Charles Stross's guest bloggers to determine what to put on my Kindle.