So with the small, literal men at the New York Times poking through the veil of anonymity that allowed Fake Steve to produce the best blog since “The Darth Side,” we have a serious threat to the stability of the republic, which is the false hope that by assigning people names, we can control them.…Read More Fake Steve and Real Mackey
Well, here we are, on a list of top influencers in information security, and we’ve barely said welcome to any new readers! Welcome! If you’re just showing up, we’d like to influence you to understand that identification rarely solves security problems by itself. I posted “You Don’t Need to See His Identification,” using a famous…Read More "You Don’t Need to See His Identification"
It’s the scenes Lucas was too scared to film! The actual presentation, with voice overs. At http://lay-uh.ytmnd.com/.Read More Powerpoint Plans
In response to overwhelming demand, Lucasfilm Ltd. and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment will release attractively priced individual two-disc releases of Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. Each release includes the 2004 digitally remastered version of the movie and, as bonus material, the theatrical edition of the film. That means…Read More Han Shot First: DVDs, Debugged.
You two and your obsession with modern entertainment. Get out, and go for a walk to Rivendell. If you are going to insist on watching movies, at least go see some real ones. (Image is “Descent to Rivendell, by John Howe, from theonering.net)Read More Relentless Walking
Adam, I learned of the flick via a blog unrelated to either Star Wars or computing, so no need for Google. Not to get all “vi vs. emacs” on you, but I never understood the fascination with Star Wars. :^) Photo cred: kemikoreRead More I find your faith disturbing
Chris, I can’t believe you mentioned Snakes on a Plane, and failed to link to a blog called “I Find Your Lack of Faith Disturbing,” whose article, “Snakes on a Motherfucking Plane” is like the 3rd hit on Google. I mean, really! Its not like you had to look hard to find that. Do I…Read More You Have Failed Me For the Last Time
(From Something Awful, via Boing Boing.)Read More Happy Valentine's Day!
Establishing villainy is hard work. Too little, and your villains seem pathetic. Too much, and they’re over the top. Even drawing deeply on Joseph Campbell and with the music of John Williams, Lucas still needs actions to show that Darth Vader is the embodiment of evil. What does he choose? The first time we see…Read More On Treatment of Prisoners and the Face of Evil