Try This With an iPad: Wired Puts Secret Message on 2012 Issue Spines

Wired magazine has sent a message to its readers requiring the kind of code-breaking any tech geek would love. After receiving his ninth issue of 2012, Ben Allen of Riverside, California noticed a pattern in the spines when stacked together, and managed to decipher a message with the help of (in true geek fashion) the spreadsheet program LibreOffice Calc.

The quote (in honor of the magazine’s anniversary) comes from Wired founding editor Louis Rossetto. Click through to this Adweek article and see if you can puzzle it out from the picture before reading the piece!

– James Sturdivant