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ccc  ·  2958 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Email or Push? Please, Not Both!

Yeah man, I recently uninstalled a game and left a one-star review for pushing me a "reminder" to play because something or other was probably "missing" me, you know that sort of thing. Not sure if you're talking about this or actual third-party advertisement being pushed. I don't know if this is somehow okay for some people now, but I grew up desktop gaming and this is bizarre to me and generates in me vaguely old-person thoughts and fear about how the norms may be changing now against my favor. But at least I can change things on my own phone and I like it when applications speak when spoken to ... technology is becoming impertinent. :P

ccc  ·  2978 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Is Hubski's IRC offline?

Try another client like https://kiwiirc.com/client in case mibbit got blocked for some reason. Happens to webclients, abuse gateways you know. But the topic in the freenode channel says they moved to #hubski at irc.hubski.com

I haven't been paying attention so not sure what's up now.

ccc  ·  3039 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Internet of Things security is so bad, there’s a search engine for sleeping kids

Haha, great. There's a convention I go to yearly where a guy brings over a computer lab of Linux machines. For years I was able to telnet from one to the other and issue commands to launch the web browser to whatever site I wanted, trolly images, turn up the volume all the way and play sound files found on the hard drive, etc. I emailed him anonymously about it the first year and it was never fixed for years, until he bought new hardware entirely. I could have captured almost whatever I wanted, lol.

ccc  ·  3085 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: December 1st: What are you reading this week?

I'm rereading Tailchaser's Song. Nice journey while high.

I've also left Neptune's Brood unfinished a while ago. I'm not sure what else but I probably have something sitting around.

ccc  ·  3089 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What is the story behind your username?

It is my initials, at least later when I change the last name to that of my mother, who was there, instead of my father, who wasn't.

ccc  ·  3128 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: How to ruin your life in 140 characters

I guess it could go either way. For example, this


Followed by this


One happening isn't a statistic but here's at least an example of how the well-intentioned coverage can cause trouble.