Month: February 2020

Who is Stupid Enough to Pay $40,000 for “unicorn whiskey”?

No, it's not made from distilled unicorn horns. A $40,000 Dollar bottle of whiskey? Oh yes. The whiskey has allegedly (we have only their word) been in a cask for 50 years. It's from a distillery that closed and this was *trial whiskey*. It wasn't even their best thing, clearly. These guys found some rather...

STUPID: Voting by Mobile Phone

Information Theory 101: if code touches a bit, it can introduce error. Two counties in Oregon and some jurisdictions in Washington, are offering voting via mobile phone app for overseas armed forces personnel. The app, called "Voatz," according to a recent MIT paper, has elementary security flaws that would allow someone to see and intercept...

Our STUPID ENSLAVEMENT Leads to Inevitable and Justified Humiliation

"At a Broadway performance...I was told to place my smartphone in a Yondr pouch, a soft contraption that resembles a beer koozie. It remained hostage in my bag until after the event, when attendees lined up to have them set free by an usher carrying a special unlocking tool resembling a kitchen gadget." More and...

White House Stupidity Threatens to Spread Pandemic in the USA

As reported in October-- Trump WH Cuts All Funding For Program Meant To Prevent The Next Viral Pandemic--the Trump administration has been busily working to make us all more vulnerable to the Coronavirus. Not on purpose. It was just... Stupid. You know, something stupid they did. The Guardian has just reported: "US preparedness to deal...