New York Systems

I'm David. I live in Astoria. During the day I work at a startup. Other times I visit bookstores.
This blog is my curio collection, sort of. I'll have a place of my own for essays... someday.

Posts tagged #porn

holy crap

it turns out this board was set to never delete old images

ever

so I’ve got just over… five years worth of (mostly pornographic to be honest) images stored on here that zip is trying to get into one big file

and it’s taking

ages

but if anyone needs a good selection of really weird porn

I think I can hook you up.

EDIT: 37,000 images. Christ.

Many years ago, back when the dot-com bubble appeared unpoppable, a different friend of mine happened to meet somebody who sheepishly admitted that one of his previous jobs was at a what-we-can-euphemistically-call “adult online entertainment” site, where he was responsible for developing algorithms to determine which customers could safely be double- or even triple-billed.
You’re using the same part of your brain — porn, food,” Mr. Schrom says during a break. “It’s going in the same section; it’s that visual cortex that connects to your most basic senses. What we’re trying to do is be the modern-day Pavlovs and ring your bell with these images.

Like teenagers and politicians, societies get the pornography they deserve.

…what

I certainly didn’t actually need or even want to see another death video or extreme butt-related gross-out video. But it seems shocking that you’re not forcing it upon me by surprise. The professionalized web has its delights but it definitely lacks the element of surprise.

Ooo, ahh. Unboxing photos for the new NOOKcolor. 

"If you’re going to turn on God, you need material that will be arousing from God’s perspective. In other words, your goal is to fake a divine orgasm - that is, to emulate the big bang at a small scale."

CultureLab: Particle physics ‘pornographer’ gets God excited

I think that’s called ‘turning one’s dick into a sex toy’.

Just be glad I didn’t embed the image.