A few weeks ago, I hacked the messages on our ATM: there are a bunch of
places where you can change the messages it prints at the top of the
screen, and the text it scrolls through while you're waiting for it
to dispense its money. We've gotten complaints already!
Some Guy: What's up with the Unamerican shit on the ATM?
Some Guy: Yeah, it says “SURPRISE SURPRISE, THE
Devin: Uh… they do.
Some Guy: Yeah, but you're not supposed to say
things like that! Especially not now!
Devin: Isn't that kind of the point of this country? That
you're allowed to say whatever you believe?
So now I made some random chump actually think about it. My work
here is done.
We got another complaint about the ATM as well: this other guy
seemed very confused. “The ATM says `DESTROY
CAPITALISM'—but then it charged me a service fee!” Irony is
hard, let's go shopping!
Your Love Gives
Me Such a Thrill, But Your Love Don't Pay My Bills
It's hard not to admire Jamie. He pretty much does what he pleases and
doesn't suffer fools gladly. I'm catching up on his trials on setting up
and now running the DNA
Lounge, a club in San Fransico.
If only there were more people like him in the world.
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