Patrick McGuire

tech

We Spoke to the Hackers Who Defaced Donald Trump’s Website

"I don't think everybody should have a big fit about it," said the anonymous Canadian hacktivist of the stunt.
Patrick McGuire
8.5.15
tech

Experience the Ennui of Canadian Truck Drivers with This Computer Game from 1991

Fire up CrossCountry Canada and start delivering potash from Saskatoon to Winnipeg in the most subdued and frustrating manner possible!
Patrick McGuire
1.12.15
tech

Did a North Korean Hacker Just Tell Us to Go Fuck Ourselves?

While speculation grows about who hacked Sony Pictures and published tens of gigabytes of their confidential information, a hacker from the team responsible has claimed they're North Korean and told us to go fuck ourselves.
Patrick McGuire
12.5.14
News

Sunday Was Rob Ford’s Last Day as Mayor, But His Story Isn’t Over

The multi-tentacled crime drama that surrounded Rob Ford's mayoral tenure is kind of like the Serial podcast for Toronto politics nerds, and the mess continues to be heavily investigated online by armchair sleuths.
Patrick McGuire
12.3.14
News

Picking Apart the Bizarre Testimony of Darren Wilson

"When I grabbed him, the only way I can describe it is I felt like a five-year-old holding on to Hulk Hogan."
Patrick McGuire
11.26.14
tech

Hackers Are Attacking Canadian Government Websites to Exonerate an Alleged Teen Prankster

A group calling itself Aerith has launched DDoS attacks against the Ottawa and Toronto cops because they say the police arrested the wrong kid in a "swatting" case.
Patrick McGuire
11.25.14
Stuff

The Canadian Government’s New Anti-Weed Ad Is Tone-Deaf and Dumb

The Canadian government has a new ad campaign targeted at boomers with the stern message: if your teenager smokes weed, their brain will melt.
Patrick McGuire
11.17.14
News

​Pirate Bay Is Still Online, Even Though All of Its Founders Are in Custody

Despite all three Pirate Bay founders being in custody, the torrent tracker had over 48 million connected users yesterday and shared nearly 7 million torrents.
Patrick McGuire
11.8.14
News

Does Toronto Have a Crack Smoking Judge, As Well As a Crack Smoking Mayor?

The guy who tried to sell the Rob Ford crack tape says it does.
Patrick McGuire
10.10.14
tech

Bill Nye Talks About Canadian Oil and the Certainty of Climate Change

He's not a huge fan of the Canadian government's policies.
Patrick McGuire
10.3.14
Stuff

We Spoke to the Weed-Loving Alaska News Reporter Who Quit Live On TV

Charlo Greene has gone viral and is on a quest to free the weed.
Patrick McGuire
9.23.14
News

Elliot Rodger’s Online Life Provides a Glimpse at a Hateful Group of "Anti-Pick-up Artists"

Rodger's internet footprint is littered with sickening quotes.
Patrick McGuire
5.27.14
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