nancylebov (nancylebov) wrote,
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Living in the future, but not in a good way, part 2

http://www.wired.com/politics/security/news/2008/03/epilepsy

Internet griefers descended on an epilepsy support message board last weekend and used JavaScript code and flashing computer animation to trigger migraine headaches and seizures in some users.


I have a variant theory of the Fermi Paradox. It's not just that it's hard, expensive, and possibly pointless to travel to other stars, it's that once a civilization gets to the point where it would be possible to do space travel, there's excessive friction from sociopaths.

Link thanks to patrissimo.
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