shocker of the day
Hold on to your hats, folks, as you read these startling revelations from Reuters: Computer Virus Writers Mostly Obsessed Males
Male. Obsessed with computers. Lacking a girlfriend. Aged 14 to 34. Capable of sowing chaos worldwide.
That is the profile of the average computer-virus writer, an anti-virus expert said on Tuesday.
..."They have a chronic lack of girlfriends, are usually socially inadequate and are drawn compulsively to write self-replicating codes. It's a form of digital graffiti to them," [antivirus software executive Jan] Hruska said.
In the glass houses department, I scored a prize geek accessory last week as I was preparing to move offices--I was cleaning out a drawer and discovered a trio of pocket protectors left by a previous occupant. Choice!