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3/26/2014
02:00 PM
John Klossner
John Klossner
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John Klossner has been drawing technology cartoons for more than 15 years. His work regularly appears in Computerworld and Federal Computer Week. His illustrations and cartoons have also been published in The New Yorker, Barron's, and The Wall Street Journal. Web site: ... View Full Bio

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Marilyn Cohodas
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Marilyn Cohodas,
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3/26/2014 | 8:54:46 PM
Love the cartoon!
Nice touch. Are those glyphs encrypted?
Sara Peters
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Sara Peters,
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3/26/2014 | 8:58:05 PM
Almost too good...
Hahahaaaa. Hilarious. It does make me wonder though... how much of today will be forever lost to history, because wonderful security and/or speedy obsolescence of digital media will render most of life indecipherable?
BurnsieUK
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4/7/2014 | 11:37:22 AM
Re: Almost too good...
By the time we need to decode them a computer the size of a planet will be able to do it in an instant.

 
Marilyn Cohodas
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Marilyn Cohodas,
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4/7/2014 | 12:24:32 PM
Re: Almost too good...
Very funny @BurnsieUK! :-)
rhartung528
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4/8/2014 | 1:08:47 PM
Ah!
So how long can it take to enter your password?
Comenclater
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Comenclater,
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5/21/2014 | 5:51:03 PM
Re: Ah!
I use password manager Sticky Password (http://blogen.stickypassword.com/creating-strong-passwords-with-sticky-password/) . It acilitates my life.
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