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Author Topic: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O  (Read 5655697 times)

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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #147735 on: March 18, 2019, 09:06:05 pm »

I appear to be getting rather bent out of shape over an SCP entry.

It is apparently popular, but I felt was very poor, in that it wasnít scary - what Iím looking for with an SCP entry - nor was it particularly funny, which is what the writer appears to have been trying to be.

I am more bent out of shape about that than the asshat that leant against my doorbell this morning while chatting with a neighbour and completely ignored me when I opened the door, instead of apologizing for being a lazy shit who doesnít pay attention.

I am a strange human today.
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« Reply #147736 on: March 18, 2019, 09:22:07 pm »

I appear to be getting rather bent out of shape over an SCP entry.

What's the name? You've got me curious and I want to judge it for myself.
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« Reply #147737 on: March 18, 2019, 09:26:16 pm »

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« Reply #147738 on: March 18, 2019, 10:27:27 pm »

My oldest friend (oldest as in "most time elapsed since start of friendship", not age) just got in touch, sending a photo of a Christmas card I sent him years ago, and as it turns out he has a kid on the way. :o

I really am overdue to visit the guy...
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« Reply #147739 on: March 19, 2019, 12:32:52 am »

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« Reply #147740 on: March 19, 2019, 01:15:58 am »

https://www.foxnews.com/us/woman-shot-herself-in-the-head-while-cuffed-with-hands-behind-her-back-during-traffic-stop-police-say#


Also police body cameras suddenly turn off, eh ???
Definitely suicide!

Sounds like the time an investigative reporter shot himself in the head. Twice.
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« Reply #147741 on: March 19, 2019, 02:02:00 am »

Seriously.  This sounds like they need to start putting hidden body cams inside the damn buttons or badges, so that there is no convenient "oops! I dunno sarge, it must have shut itself off!" bullshit like this.  I get how these things can malfunction-- as a former IT guy, I TOTALLY understand how they can and will fail. (defective batteries, wires get broken from moving around)  So, instead we need redundancy.  Lots of redundancy.  With units the police do not know about, and must never know about.
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« Reply #147742 on: March 19, 2019, 02:17:53 am »

Seriously.  This sounds like they need to start putting hidden body cams inside the damn buttons or badges, so that there is no convenient "oops! I dunno sarge, it must have shut itself off!" bullshit like this.  I get how these things can malfunction-- as a former IT guy, I TOTALLY understand how they can and will fail. (defective batteries, wires get broken from moving around)  So, instead we need redundancy.  Lots of redundancy.  With units the police do not know about, and must never know about.
How the zog are you going to pull that off? They're not stupid, they'd notice something like that. Especially with your rather silly statement they can never know.

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« Reply #147743 on: March 19, 2019, 02:26:23 am »

A police badge is large and heavy. There is plenty of room for a hidden camera installation. Similar story for a police belt (which is about 8mm thick, and heavy), and a number of other police clothing items.

If you make them passively accessed (such as via blutooth only), and mechanically self charging (for badge, all the body movment; for belt, mechanical action of taking the belt on and off, using low power elecontrics and something like piezoelectric accumulators) you can hide them quite effectively.
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« Reply #147744 on: March 19, 2019, 02:32:32 am »

Until you use them in court for the first time, after which the cat is out of the bag and you gotta find something else to cram a camera in.
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« Reply #147745 on: March 19, 2019, 02:46:33 am »

Once the cat is out of the bag, it still continues working after a fashion.  There are multiple redundant camera, several of which have no off switch, and which are integrated into mandatory uniform attire.  It makes it significantly less plausible for there to be an instrumentation failure.  The more redundancies you have, the harder it is to have a legitimate failure to record an interaction with the public, and when it does happen, the more likely it is to have been the result of deliberate action, especially since the other cameras will record the movements to deactivate one.

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« Reply #147746 on: March 19, 2019, 03:28:45 am »

Huh, Myspace reportedly "lost" all their data over 3 years old due to fucking up a server migration.

https://it.slashdot.org/story/19/03/18/146215/myspace-has-reportedly-lost-all-photos-videos-and-songs-uploaded-over-12-years-due-to-data-corruption-during-a-server-migration-project

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Andy Baio, one of the people behind Kickstarter, tweeted that it could mean millions of songs uploaded between the site's Aug. 1, 2003 launch and 2015 are gone for good. "Myspace accidentally lost all the music uploaded from its first 12 years in a server migration, losing over 50 million songs from 14 million artists," he wrote Sunday. "I'm deeply skeptical this was an accident. Flagrant incompetence may be bad PR, but it still sounds better than 'we can't be bothered with the effort and cost of migrating and hosting 50 million old MP3s,'" Baio noted.

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« Reply #147747 on: March 19, 2019, 03:31:00 am »

And nothing of value was lost.
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« Reply #147748 on: March 19, 2019, 03:42:03 am »

Myspace still exists? Who uses it?
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« Reply #147749 on: March 19, 2019, 04:43:25 am »

It looks like an entertainment news aggregate now, not anything that real people would have an account on.
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