where the fuck do all these people come from? 2,000+ people have pledged433,467 THOUSAND DOLLARS to pay $229 for a polaroid camera that takes a picture of your phone’s screen.
‘I’m going to stick it to the computer. I’m going to make it do this!’ And the computer throws up an error like ‘No, I’m not going to do this.’ It’s really a male thing to say, ‘I’m going to make you do this!’–
rest of the quote:
Hotz likes to hack according to the early definition of the word: getting inside a machine to see how it works, and changing it. To him, hacking is almost a sport, played against someone in a position of authority. “It’s a testosterone thing,” he told me. “It’s competitiveness, but it isn’t necessarily competitiveness with other people. It’s you versus the system. And I don’t mean the system like the government thing, I mean the system like the computer.
George Hotz, AKA ‘Geohot’, the first person to defeat the iPhone’s baseband security. The article was supposed to be about the hacker mindset, technology, etc. but all it managed to do was disturb me. If you have to ask how prevalent this shit is in society…
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What the fuck even is this?
No. This exactly what appropriation is, what makes you think you can decide what is and isn’t appropriation?
white folks stay taking L’s
“this is not cultural appropriation”
“the sky is lemons”
Zynga exec 1: I’ve got a fun idea. Let’s see how much useless, distracting shit we can put into Words With Friends before people stop using it.
Zynga exec 2: How about we make it all marketing for our other games, and in app purchases?
Zynga exec 1: I knew there was a reason I hired you! Get over here and gimme five.
No, but really, this shit is ridiculous.
God, I hate the tumblr iPhone app. It’s just a wrapper for the web app. And not a particularly good wrapper, either.
But it won’t help you find an abortion clinic.