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The Star Wars That I Used To Know

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Ever since Disney bought Lucasfilm and announced they would be making Episodes VII, VIII, and IX the rumor mills have been going crazy. All I wonder is what happened to the Star Wars that I used to know?

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Startup: When Nerds Get Married

Real romance is just a Star Wars reference away. “My wife would never go for that.” Then you married the wrong girl, that’s what I say.

Of course I’ve also said things like, “Nah, you got her flowers last year. She won’t want them again;” and “Screw it, pull the plug;” and “It’s not herpes. […]

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User Input – The Test of Time Part IV: Blade Runner

I’m not saying this was a great movie, but it’s definitely a must see for anyone who wants to carry official geek credentials. It took me three separate tries (with several years in between) to watch the entire thing without falling asleep. Hint: don’t watch the director’s cut.

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User Input: Just Cram It In There Somewhere

I was dumbfounded when I logged into InteseDebate to bitch about Deartháir defend my honour and saw that there were people following me, Twitter style. Who could these people be? Trolls? Spammers? Masochists? How can I find out? Not as easily as you would think, or at least not as intuitively. Turns out you have to click the button that tells you whom you are following in order to find the button that reveals your followers. That’s just dumb. It screams, “Oh yeah, we should add this feature on here somewhere too…” like it was an afterthought. This isn’t even the worst I’ve seen.

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