Times Square Display Crashes

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For some reason, I really like putting equations in my titles…

Anyway, by way of Zoli Erdos, here’s a nice high-profile crash for you:

Yep, that’s Adobe Flash on Windows XP, just after it “encountered a problem and needs to close.” I love it when stuff like this happens. Here’s a nice closeup of the error dialog:

Who knew Windows was so funny? I know I’m linking to Zoli a lot lately, but seriously, where else would I get these amusing little gems now that This Is Broken has gone the way of the Dodo Bird?

[Photos taken by Andrew Flynn; second shot presumably cropped by ZDNet blogger Michael Krigsman.]


I am an avid technology and software user, in addition to being reasonably well-versed in CSS, JavaScript, HTML, PHP, Python, and (though it still scares me) Perl. Aside from my technological tendencies, I am also a theatre technician, sound designer, violinist, singer, and actor.

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