RSG and BEIGE‘s newest unusable hack is a new file compression system called Total Asshole Compression (TAC). Drag and drop a file into TAC and it will make your file exponentially BIGGER than what it used to be. I dropped a 15k HTML file in there and it compressed (expanded) to 7.2 MB! The project emphasizes the fact that with hard drives and memory getting so cheap and expansive in space, that compression formats might not be needed in the future! Why not just expand instead of trying to make everything so small! Hasn’t the advent of broadband made us realize this yet? Anyways, TAC only runs on MAC OSX currently and I wouldn’t advise dropping a DIVX movie into the compressor or you might end up crashing your machine… wait a minute, I think I just discovered the point of this project.

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