Join 3,374 readers in helping fund MetaFilter (Hide)

7 posts tagged with insecurity. (View popular tags)
Displaying 1 through 7 of 7. Subscribe:

What fire dies when you feed it?

Game of the Year. Some words and a comic on success, depression, insecurities and validations by the writer of The Stanley Parable
posted by yellowbinder on Feb 21, 2014 - 9 comments

Unhung Hero

Patrick Moote's marriage proposal was rejected in front of a large crowd at a UCLA basketball game. When he asked his former girlfriend why, she told him it was because his penis was too small, which led to him creating a cockumentary called Unhung Hero. [more inside]
posted by gman on Feb 17, 2014 - 151 comments

Freedom from....

The New York Times asks seven 'experts': Does makeup ultimately damage a woman’s self-esteem, or elevate it? [more inside]
posted by zarq on Jan 16, 2013 - 260 comments

I think Lulzsec is a pretty cool guy. eh hacks US Senate and doesn't afraid of anything.

LulzSec (twitter account) have hacked senate.gov. The group has previously hacked Bethesda, Pron.com, FBI affilliates amongst others. Although some argue that LulzSec represent the catalyst to improve IT security, this message to the Senate seems likely to provoke a more direct investigation: [more inside]
posted by jaduncan on Jun 13, 2011 - 141 comments

Research correlates inequality with religiosity

In this episode of Radio 4's Thinking Allowed, Professor David Voas explains old secularisation theory was that, as a nation modernised, its religiosity would decline with which the US obviously doesn't conform. In the show Dr Tom Rees explains his new theory that addresses this anomaly. Having researched religiosity in 50 countries he has discovered a correlation (although no causality) between a country's level of personal insecurity (using inequality as a measure for this) and its religiosity. Professor Paul C Vitz is approaching this issue from a different angle, questioning not why do people become religious, but why do they become atheists.
posted by NailsTheCat on Sep 10, 2009 - 102 comments

Stir in poisoned DNS and add a dash of transparent proxying...

The embargo has been lifted on the newest research on growing internet infrastructure insecurity. Using an army of Playstations, researchers have managed to forge a RapidSSL (owned by Verisign) CA certificate in a couple hours due to known flaws in MD5.
posted by These Premises Are Alarmed on Dec 30, 2008 - 33 comments

Come and watch a DVD

Wilfred (slyt) [more inside]
posted by flabdablet on Sep 26, 2008 - 21 comments

Page: 1