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Inside the Battle of Hoth: The Empire Strikes Out | Danger Room | Wired.com
'How did the Galactic Empire ever cement its hold on the Star Wars Universe? The war machine built by Emperor Palpatine and run by Darth Vader is a spectacularly bad fighting force, as evidenced by all of the pieces of Death Star littering space. But of all the Empire’s failures, none is a more spectacular military fiasco than the Battle of Hoth at the beginning of The Empire Strikes Back.'
geeky  Apologies;I-have-forgotten-who-I-got-this-link-from  posttofacebook  Star-Wars  amusing  fiction  films  interesting  tactics  war 
february 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Patent trolls want $1,000—for using scanners | Ars Technica
"So you're claiming anyone on a network with a scanner owes you a license? He said, 'Yes, that's correct.' And at that point, I just lost it."
amusing  weird  Apologies;I-have-forgotten-who-I-got-this-link-from  patents  intellectual-property  dodgy  technology  fail  money  posttofacebook 
january 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Jeremiah Goulka: Joining the Reality-Based Community
Without using the word, a comprehensive explanation of privilege, and how it feels to have your privilege revealed to you.
Republicans  USA  politics  culture  priviledge  Apologies;I-have-forgotten-who-I-got-this-link-from 
september 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
“Deckard is not a bloody replicant!” Blade Runner 1982 – a defence – Best For Film
'Mitch Benn heroically decided to set the record straight and, over the course of the longest article we have ever published, now presents his defence of the much-maligned 1982 cut of Ridley Scott's masterpiece Blade Runner'
misleading-origami-unicorns  revisionism  culture  film  Mitch-Benn  Apologies;I-have-forgotten-who-I-got-this-link-from  posttofacebook  amusing  interesting 
september 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Some light on a key legal issue surrounding the Assange case | Love and Garbage – some commonplace musings
'As a result of this crucial case it is the right of any accused person who has breached bail conditions and is located in England to tell the prosecuting authorities where, when, and how he or she should be questioned.'
amusing  Julian-Assange  parody  law  London  UK  posttofacebook  Apologies;I-have-forgotten-who-I-got-this-link-from 
august 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink

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