Remember that Anti virus software from way back when? Well that ordeal was founded by an, shall we say eccentric, individual, John McAfee. Having nothing to do with the company, he still regularly receives hate mail on how to uninstall McAfee, as he himself explains vividly in this video he recently brought out to address these issues: (NSFW)
This video put me on John McAfee again. He caught my attention for the first time a few months back, when he was in the news for being wanted as 'a person of interest' in the case of a murder in Belize, where he at that time lived. Fleeing from the police, he was eventually arrested in Guatemala after the GPS co-ordinates caught in the metadata of a picture shared by Vice magazine revealed his location. It was then I learned he made a good chunk of moolah from it, at a peak off $100 million, he was now living it up in Belize after selling most of his properties including 400 hectares of land in Hawaï and an airfield in New Mexico.
After seeing the video yesterday, I came across a lengthy in-depth portrait detailing the life of John McAfee by Joshua Davis for Wired.co.uk. I've read many things over the past, but none blew me out of the water quite like this article. If you were unaware of why I referred to him as 'eccentric' at the start of this article, then this article might explain a few things.
An especially mind boggling fact came in the form of John giving an insight to his drug abuse back in the 80's. John claims to be sober now since 1983, but back then, when routing trains for a job, he'd do acid in the morning and route trains all day. One day he decided doing DMT, and when he felt nothing after doing a line, he snorted the whole bag. He still feels like he's still on that trip.