No Foolin’.

As the Internet — and I — get older, I have less and less patience with seeing the same old parodic press releases and faux-hacked web sites try to wring a bit of surprise out of an increasingly jaded online audience.

Don’t believe anything anyone says today.

Among programmers, your pranks must not only be funny, they must compile and pass all unit tests before being checked in and posted to the production server.