Subliminally yours

by Giles Turnbull

Here’s the weird-download-of-the-day: Subliminal Message lets you create custom subliminal text or image blipverts that will flash up on your screen - so fast you can hardly see them - at user-defined intervals.

Just why would you want that to happen? Good question. Let me know if you have a good answer for it.

Still, at least you now know that in the event that you ever need to have something subliminally flashed in your face every 20 minutes, there’s a tool out there that will help you do it. And take note:

Because of its perceived power and influence at the subliminal level, this effect is not allowed in TV advertisements in many countries.

Power. Influence. Not many apps offer you that.


2007-07-18 02:27:05
maybe to make yourself do more work??
2007-07-18 02:30:19
what a terrifying thought
Rob Rix
2007-07-18 02:47:58
How powerful, exactly? Would "grow extra limbs" work?

...I so have to try.

Andy ITGuy
2007-07-18 04:42:05
I can see this being beneficial for User Awareness training. Have daily messages that give short UA messages. Something like "Don't click that link" or "Use strong password". Or we could do something like "Security is your friend" "Buy your security guy lunch" :) Unlimited possibilities.
2007-07-18 04:47:52
Simple, you can use it to stay focus. Also wouldn't be a bad idea for incantations.
2007-07-18 05:04:08
Every 20 minutes?

"Stand up and stretch, Giles"


2007-07-18 07:19:52
I'm thinking flashcards for vocabulary training? A subliminal language lab of sorts?
The Lodger
2007-07-18 11:34:44
~~~~your~Mac~is~not~infected~~~~ ~~~nothing~can~go~wrong~~~ ~~~fnord~~~
Andy Lester
2007-07-18 12:18:06
I think that "this effect is not allowed in TV advertisements in many countries" is apocryphal legend.
2007-07-19 11:04:47
Now I can practice my affirmations all day!