"A savage desire for strong emotions and sensations burns inside me: a rage against this soft-tinted, shallow, standardized and sterilized life, and a mad craving to smash something up, a department store, say, or a cathedral, or myself."
"You don’t have to be pretty like her. You can be pretty like you."
"With iOS 8 law enforcement can now control your phone and prevent you from taking photos, videos and recordings of officers when they are near. The apps will be disabled within a certain radius. Capturing any police brutality is now prohibited."
Apple employee who demands to remain anonymous
Sept. 17, 2014
This better be a fucking joke/rumor.
Apple holds a patent which mentions that its technology could have applications for law enforcement and government security. For example, the patent description notes that covert ‘police or government operations may require complete ‘blackout’ conditions’.
This little tidbit sold me on the Galaxy over the iPhone for my next phone since I’m due for an upgrade.
If true, this is horrifying.
Well, I guess I won’t be updating my iphone anytime soon…
Looks like I’m not updating my damn phone
Fuck that. *tosses iphone away*
Time for us to start using regular cameras again
so I was watching a show with my family and this woman said something like “you’ve been a bad, bad boy” to this guy followed by flirty smile. 20 minutes later it’s explicitly said that the two are in a relationship. my mum is shocked, she thought they were mother and son because of the bad boy line. no joke, my mum is like the most sheltered person in the world.
man this has been said before by cleverer folks than me, but sometimes you have to sit down and let the sheer size and age of the storytelling tradition just completely overwhelm you, ja feel?
like— think for a second about how mind-bogglingly incredible it is that we know who…
- me: i don't even care. i'm not going to talk about this anymore.
- me: and you know what else? [2000 word rant]