Friday, February 16, 2018

Spyware: The Next Generation

from here

I'm starting to think smart devices like smart water bottles and smart pillows and the like are really just market research trojan horses wrapped in a thin veneer of utility and convenience. The concepts are absurd, the science behind the "goals" these devices promote is questionable at best, and seemingly the only reason you pay for these things that spy on you instead of getting them for free like so many Internet services is that there isn't yet a proven market for the novel data these things gather and the cost of development needs to be recouped.

The room is bugged

found on The Meta Picture

Roaches certainly like to scurry away to dark, unseen corners when you turn on the lights, so who knows, maybe they really do prefer privacy.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Jim Jefferies: Gun Control

Watch on YouTube

Watch on YouTube

Thoughts and prayers? Seems like it's been mostly praying and not enough thinking, frankly.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Not the kind of compromise you want in a relationship

from here

Somehow not quite as exciting when you find out the truth

from here

A true and embarrassing story.

It's catphish season

found on Meme Center

T'is the season when secret admirers magically become a lot more believable for no good reason. Be careful out there.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Left hand, have you met right hand yet?

from here

Inspired by Chris Boyd, whose complaint strikes a significant chord with this particular blogger (for reasons that I hope are obvious)