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Thursday, March 31, 2005
Sewn By Billy, Age Seven.
01:42 AM PST (link)
Tuesday, March 29, 2005
Geek Weiner Shame.
It's cool having friends who invite me in to things like the Beta of Yahoo!360°, the new social networking portal—think Friendster but tied into your Yahoo! account, or Orkut, but not in Brazilian Portuguese.
(Note: I have, apparently, drunk enough corporate Kool-Aid over the years that I don't even flinch while adding in the exclamation point in Yahoo!'s corporate identity. Somebody shoot me.)
However, for a brief time until I figured out how to configure my page there, I exposed the world to the profile name that I use to view...um...some yahoo groups, which were also displayed, which have...er, baser themes than are usually... [deep inhale] OK. I'll come out and say it: it exposed my porn-browsing profile name. It's not like I was showing my cookie to everybody, but at the same time you didn't need to know (but probably could guess) that I was a member of the "hairymanphotos" community.
This is basically the digital equivalent of leaving your fly open. And somewhat literally so. Hi everybody! *ziiip!*
(And if you're interested in an invitation to Yahoo! 360, I think I can invite people. Let me know.)
05:23 PM PST (link)