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June 15, 2005
i am not a number! i am, rather, a series of numbers, painted across my fingernails
This comes from Warren Ellis' blog (which I am stunned to realize wasn't in my RSS subscriptions until about 42 seconds ago), via boingboing.
Quoth Xeni:"This is so 0111001101110111011001010110010101110100."
Posted by wil at June 15, 2005 11:33 AM
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I was reading this blog entry at wilwheaton.net and this <0111001101110111011001010110010101110100> string of binary is there. I knew I had a bookmark to a web site that would convert binary to text and vice versa. I couldn't find it so I typed "bin... [Read More]
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Wil, there are only 10 kinds of people that even get Binary.
Those that do and those that don't!
Wasn't that the name of a Next Gen episode?
I hope you did the toes as well.
And does you mother know you did that?
I loved that photo! And the first comment is great!
I want my nails done like that.
That's even dorkier than the Pi shirts they have @ the MIT bookstore -- pi symbol on the front, pi calculated out to about 100 digits on the back...
That is so awesome! I really want my nails done like that... if I could stop biting them. Though I haven't in a while, so it's possible.
That is so very "sweet." I might try writing an entire post in binary. I may take me sometime though.
For those who like words and rhyme you should try Rhymerator 1.0. It helps you be a rapper. I've tried it but judging by some of my rhymes I'm not ready to join 50 cent just yet.
hey wil, first time poster, long time reader. Cool nails, i have the same ones in pink
I 01101100011011110111011001100101 YOU WIL.
Aww man, *I* want fingernails like that!! Unfortunately, I have no skill at all with a nail brush. And if a press-on nail company made them, then they'd be main stream, and I wouldn't want 'em any more :)
How cool is that?! I want! I want!
I wonder if these would be cooler if they were "The Matrix" green...
I was waiting for you to say, "What does mine say?"
"01100100011101010110010001100101!!! What does mine say?"
Maybe I am just being overly skeptical, but the numbers appear to have been added to an existing pic through Photoshop? (Oh the trouble I go through to not use "Photoshop" as a verb!)Look at the tips of the fingernails. The numbers appear to travel past the nail. It's particularly noticeable on the index finger and the thumb.
OMBWTFLOLBBQ! It's the Binars, Wil!
If it's not photoshopped, it's because it's a decal type application. That's why it wraps around. And those fake nails can be REALLY thick.
I saw you on VH1. It was cool.
yep, just saw you on VH1 and you rock, dude \m/
Although I would have ranked you higher up, but that's just me. Damn, but I wish you were in a series now. (Personally, I was rooting for you to play God on Joan of Arcadia -- stupid CBS.)
01110100 01101111 01110100 01100001 01101100 01101100 01111001 00100000 01110111 01101001 01100011 01101011 01100101 01100100 00100001
My son yells down the stairs, turn on VH1! I do and it's Wil talking about his books and his web site and his faithful blog bats! Cool!
I miss out on everything. I guess the downside to not having cable is I miss when cool stuff is on. Of course, I just had a guy say he didn't know me because I was reading a Star Trek: TNG book. Such is life.
Not to be a geek but,,,
Is this ASCII, or UTF-8 encoding?
*hides somewhere quickly.*
Mercy, Mercy, I joke! I kid!
Uh oh. I have no idea what ASCI or UTF-8 encoding means. I hope that's not a prerequisite for geekdom. Maybe I can slide in under the radar.
0111001 0011000 0101100 1000110 1001011 0001101 1000010 1101100 0010000 0011001 0001110 1010110 0100011 0010100 100000
Very cool - I had to mention this on my blog to spread it around my family & friends!
I am offically a complete geek now I think!
One can only hope that this is a trend limited to nails on finger, thumb and toes.
I wouldn't want this trend to find its way on a row of front teeth, though a customized set of dentures might be fun ;)
you are my 01000110 01010101 01000011 01001011 01001001 01001110 01000111 00100000 01001000 01000101 01010010 01001111. seriously.
That's about the coolest thing I've ever seen.
I'm a loser but the original boingboing post indicated "That's all I have to say, but if you read it backwards there's an added message from Satan at no charge." I can't convert it but she says that it spells SilverAJ. Backwards, that's "Jarevils." I don't get it... J ar evils? Jar evils? Anybody clue me in?
i also saw you on VH1, and i wouldn't have if my little sister hadn't decided to invade the basement and change the channel. i also linked to your website on my website. would've sent an encrypted email, but couldn't figure it out to save my life...
Wow. Now That's cool. Very origional. I like it.
Very nice. I declined to figure it out, though, as I'm trying to embrace the part of me that goes through the magic portal and to the land that resembles my desktop picture, what with the green "grass" and that fiery ball in the sky called the "sun".
Yet, the call of the code lures me back... So... Orderly...
You know, I'd like to meet a woman who had nails like that. But all I ever meet are strippers.
So, when did you start byte-ing your nails? A little bit ago, eh?
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