Friday, July 19, 2019

What are you trying to say about me, Google?

from here

No, I'm not reminding myself to get bigger or last longer or transfer funds or anything like that. For all the smarts that goes into GMail, you'd think it could tell that an email I compose to myself while logged into the web interface would be enough to rule out the possibility of spam. Apparently that's not the case.

The Troll Science of camouflage

found on The Art Of Trolling

For what it's worth, it seems to me that the camouflage pattern wouldn't work nearly as well if it were polka dots.

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Malware experiences inflation too

from here

I don't know if I should feel sorry of the people who get caught by this malware or not. Seems like a bit of karmic balance being restored, to be honest.

But what if this inflation extends to other things? What's next? Are we going to get fake invoices for the sale of entire stores rather than just items from their inventory? Will a coalition of Nigerian princes start requesting our assistance? Fake HR documents for a country instead of a company?

If he's not afraid, I'm not afraid

found on Funny Junk

On the one hand it's very difficult to take that warning sign seriously with a cat there. On the other hand, why do I get the feeling that cat is looking at me like I'm prey?

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Not so secret hiding place

from here (source article)

You're going to have to try harder than that to pull one over on the authorities. They may not be geniuses, but anyone with the gift of sight can see the problem here.

Privacy for pups

Watch on YouTube

Clearly humans aren't the only members of the animal kingdom that value privacy. Why else would this dog stop playing as soon as they discovered people were watching? Some things we're just more comfortable doing in private, without having to worry about the judgmental gaze of others.

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

This may be harmful. Are you sure?

from here

You don't have to click Yes (or OK) on all the prompts. Consider trying the other buttons from time to time. Read and think about the dialog boxes to figure out the best thing to click.