With all the flap last week about Facebook buying WhatsApp for a stupidly large amount of money, I think most people missed BBC’s awesome typo on their first attempt at breaking the news. Here’s a screenshot of the notifications for it and its correction (and I swear, this is unmodified except for the hilight I added):
So I’ve finished half a century on the Earth. The word century always sounds impressive. And while fifty years sounds impressive, half a century sounds even better. I don’t feel fifty years old but I really don’t feel half a century old.
So many things have turned out differently from what I ever might have imagined.
Recently I reported some phishing scam spam coming from a friend’s account – it looked likely that his email account had gotten cracked.
No shame on him for that; it happens all the time.
These are a few things that I do to help avoid that myself.