Alright, I’ll admit it, I’m paranoid. Too many loud noises, too many sneak attacks when I was a kid walking home from school, whatever the reason, there’s always a bit of that itchy little feeling that someone’s out to get me. Having the default old-school nerdy interests in conspiracy theories and cyber security doesn’t help the matter either. Thanks Slashdot. Ahh but where I itch, Google has the salve! I had no idea until today that Gmail has a neat little feature that shows you recent activity on your account. IP, location, type, time. Just the sort of thing a guy needs to quiet the concerns that my parents have been feigning internet-ineptitude and have been monitoring the extreme levels of cussing fund in a typical email exchange. Just look down at the very bottom and click on the ‘Details’ link after the account activity line. Like so: Found out […]
Somewhere in the course of watching the video for the new Basement Jaxx track “Scars” (below), stray bits of internet gibberish latched upon each other and balled up into a fistula of pure awkward future. Try to stay with me on this as I regurgitate bits off of my Twitter feed… First bit: al-Qaeda has taken a page from drug mules everywhere and is now into keestering explosives for the most embarrassing of suicide bombings. Second: Italian science has brought us robotic spiders that can crawl though your digestive track and scope around. Somewhere at the midpoint of the video below, where the fang-faced caterpillars really get wriggly, the future of airport security reared its arthropod head winked: soon, at the metal detectors, they’ll not be content to just scan my muddy fake Chucks but will be threading robot spiders up my ass to check for C-4.