For those of us eagerly waiting in anticipation ( or frustration, and in my case – fear and disgust ), for the long awaited arrival and implementation of the Windows Live Wave 4 of updates, it seems to me that we are surrounding ourselves with our own hype. Are the regular users of Windows Live the only ones who know anything about Wave 4, other than the odd tech website here and there? And of those regular users, how many of them do you think have actually heard mention of these mysterious updates?
If I actually knew the stats for the amount of Windows Live users, and of those who actually log on more than once a year, I would hazard a guess that they would number quite low and would be pretty much insignificant. But, having said that, I could be wrong and have been before on such issues. Never the less, if my train of thought is correct, my tiny brain then leads me down a path normally reserved for those unstable angry paranoid types who lurk in dark alleyways and seem to have those skittish eyes that dart back and forth nervously. Well ok, maybe that’s going over the top a little… Or is it?
So, in my confused and cluttered little mind, I figure that the heavenly Wave 4 hype has not yet spread far beyond the walls of the Illuminati enclave. Only the true believers have precious knowledge of this biblical prophecy. And, of those who have heard whispers of the threat of impending doom or heavenly bliss? They chat and bicker within exclusive groups , behind closed doors. Occasionally a lost traveller will hear them chanting and be reunited with his lost brothers and sisters. Together, the brethren examine newly revealed artefacts and leaked manuscripts from anonymous cloaked figures who have risked their lives to deliver precious revelations about our pre-determined futures. Agents in a secret war between heaven and hell . Soldiers heralding the arrival of a new world order called Wave 4.
- I noticed that the American One Dollar bill has a “one” on each corner of the note, adding up to 4. Surely this has got to have something to do with Wave 4.
The more I think about it, the more I feel overwhelmed by all the possible scenarios that are no doubt being played out even as I write this blog. Are they going to bombard us a “Shock and Awe” champagne that will literally blow away the competitors, including anyone foolish enough to stand in their way? Is this Wave 4 of updates so crucial to everything we know, and so dangerous that the future of the World Wide Web depends on it’s secrecy? Hence… the secrecy? Or are they just going to spill it out over time so as not to draw too much attention to themselves until it’s too late for anyone to do anything about it? Seeping into our lives like the smell of public transport urine that you eventually get accustomed to? Perhaps feeble minds like my own just aren’t ready for it yet and we need to be desensitised so that in time, we may answer the call for this holy Jihad called Wave 4. Or, are we just innocent bleating lambs, following our Sheppard’s blindly to what will be known as the almighty day of judgment? A day that all the chanting brethren believe, will go down in history as the pinnacle of social networking evolution!
And I fear. I fear that when that day comes, when Wave 4 arrives rapping at our door, that some of us will not make it out alive. So powerful and sudden will be the change that only the Elite of the Elite will be able to comprehend the magnitude of what we have at our disposal. And I fear, that those of us who have tarried shall fall into darkness, forever lost, dammed to be stupid newbie’s for eternity.
I hope we are ready for that which is shrouded in mystery and too holy for the mortal blogger to lay eyes upon. Kept from us out of mercy, for we are not yet strong enough to handle the truth. I pray, that when that day comes, and surely it will come, when the iron Windows Live curtains are rent in twain and the veil is lifted from our eyes and in the moment of that last trump, that we are ready for what must surely be the event of our lives. I pray that we are found without blemish, and worthy to behold… the terrifying glory of Wave 4.