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2/13/2016
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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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F4R4D4YDC414
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F4R4D4YDC414,
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3/16/2016 | 2:28:34 AM
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Contest cloed, and "planetext" already submitted
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3/11/2016 | 10:42:55 PM
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"I guess I can see how you thought I meant plane-text"
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3/10/2016 | 5:33:05 PM
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Enter it quick, the plane towing the keyboard flies by to hide it in 30 seconds!
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3/10/2016 | 2:04:53 PM
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Now, I just have to wait for the carrier pigeon to bring me my username. And the IT department said I couldn't implement two factor authenication.
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3/10/2016 | 9:27:03 AM
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No that's not it, ok try .... 747
KenM684
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3/8/2016 | 2:56:31 PM
The anger passwords engender
I wish someone would do a large scale study to figure out why we get so angry about having to use user ID's and passwords. There are times when I swear someone is about to get violent over having made repeated, unsuccesful attempts to access something only to be denied due to "incorrect information". Certainly people have damaged equipment--their own as well as work equipment--in frustration at having been denied.

"But I know my user name and password!! What is wrong with this effin computer???!!!" The frustrated user will exclaim--with a look of psychotic anger emblazened on their face.

Now, times that by however many users you have in an office and you can feel the nightmare grow. Sometimes getting something fixed isn't just about making things work properly: sometimes it's a necessity in order to avoid great bodily injury.

It can get downright scary.

 
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3/8/2016 | 2:53:42 PM
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"Is your password on everyones radar?"
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3/8/2016 | 2:30:45 PM
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Is it a G?
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3/7/2016 | 8:31:03 AM
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This is taking the "password on a stickie note" to a whole new level.
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3/5/2016 | 1:28:40 AM
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I don't care if you think it's "insecure", Bob.  These user password drones are going to be the future, you'll see.
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