Facebook Hashtags Are Fundamentally Broken
The magic of Facebook is flat-out incompatible with the magic of hashtags.
Jun 14, 2013
When Uninstalling A PC Game Erases the Entire Hard Drive
A poorly coded PC game uninstaller could delete not just the game, but the *entire hard drive*. That would be a problem.
Jun 5, 2013
How MMO Players Proved that the Developers Bugged an Item Drop Rate
How do you prove something that occurs at random now occurs less frequently?
May 30, 2013
A Role-Playing Game With an Easily Exploitable Random Number Generator
The Golden Sun RNG is so poorly implemented that players have found out how to make events with 1/256 probability occur one hundred percent of the time.
May 23, 2013
A Profanity-Laced Video Game Password That Breaks Everything
Most of these passwords were gibberish that required a pen-and-paper to write down and remember. One password, however, is more memorable, and much more sinister.
May 16, 2013
When a Startup Sends a Passive-Aggressive Email Every Day
It's just one email, I think, so I ignore it. And then I receive another e-mail, the next day, that's much less subtle: Your website misses you! This is certainly the first time a startup's emails have tried to guilt me into using the service.
May 13, 2013