Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Fabric Designs

Some of these are actually nice.

Posted on March 25, 2011 at 4:15 PM • 14 Comments


tommyMarch 28, 2011 12:14 AM

@ Frances:

Sorry to hear that you're ingesting all of that fecal matter.

(ok, the usage is correct, but ambiguity is always dangerous. Seamstress/seamsperson? Tailor? Stitcher? Sartorial Engineer? ... it's tricky.)

@ Bruce:

Your squid fetish's tentacles tear at the very fabric of our society. Do you cuttle with them? (Is everyone in stitches yet?) ... Oh, wait, I get it:

"Penis elongation has been observed in the deep water species Onykia ingens; when erect, the penis may be as long as the mantle, head and arms combined. As such, deep water squid have the greatest known penis length relative to body size of all mobile animals..." ... Yeah, I'm envious, too.

@ MODERATOR: This is the third or fourth post (in German) in the past few days for the German shoe sales site. First one had the possibility of being covert chat among Yemeni protesters, but that's seeming less likely, and merely a cover for spam. Besides, isn't this forum supposed to be in English?

HiMarch 28, 2011 11:41 AM

The enlightening content of the latest news letter was conspicuous by its absence.

While working on other projects, which leave you without editorial time to throw at the periodical, might I suggest that you bump into a few literate chaps, who can be relied upon to talk sense on security related issues. Amongst these few, there may be one or two who have the time to fire of the odd thousand words or so, which you could edit in the time it takes a kettle to boil.

Just thinking.

Clive RobinsonMarch 28, 2011 12:35 PM

OFF Topic:

It would apear that many Bank Of America customers in Michigan may have had their bank details stolen,

Interestingly it looks like BoA is being somewhat proactive in that they have blocked accounts and are issuing temporary cards...

What is not clear is how the details were leaked or if it is only Michigan customers that have been effected.

Chris DeversMarch 28, 2011 6:38 PM

Wait, so you're posting from the future now? What are the flying cars like?

Also: I'm convinced the "Friday" squid posts are a steganography tactic, posted every week to defy traffic analysis (making this one either a mistake or a red flag), and with occasional messages of who-knows-what to who-knows-who.

It's diabolical, really.

That or Bruce just likes squid.

I'm going with the conspiracy theory though.

Carlo GrazianiMarch 28, 2011 6:38 PM

I was just going to say. The server clock must have been way off -- April 25? Which, incidentally would make it "Monday Squid Blogging", as would the appearance of the post today.

FrancesMarch 29, 2011 10:05 PM

@Tommy - Okay, I sew. All sorts of things. (One of the little confusions of English.)

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