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The Internet of Stings

Every breath you take is measured.

Every move you make is stored on Fitbit.

Every bond you break gets your eBay seller rating downgraded.

Every step you take is in HealthKit.

I’ll be watching you, thanks to FireSheep.

Every word you say, you tell Amazon’s Alexa.

Every game you play is tracked on Steam.

Every night you stay; I’ve hacked your Airbnb.

I’ll be watching you, because I’ve put spyware on your laptop.

Every smile you fake you post on Instagram.

Every claim you stake you store on a blockchain.

Since you’ve gone I’ve been lost without a trace, thanks to turning Location Services off.

I dream at night, I can only see your face, because you hacked my smart TV.

I look around but it’s you I can’t replace, but I’ll keep trying to talk dirty to Siri.

I feel so cold and I long for your embrace, but I’ll make do with a Grindr hookup.

I keep crying, “Baby, baby, please”, mostly on my Tumblr.