Saga Deluxe Edition Volume 1 hardcover

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Saga, the creator-owned gonzo science fiction comic from Brian K Vaughan and Fiona Staples may be the best sf comic since Warren Ellis’s Transmetropolitan, and the three collections published to date are already canon, with the long-awaited number four around the corner. To get all your friends ready for it, there’s a new gorgeous, massive hardcover volume collecting the first three installments.
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Utah may cut off NSA’s water in protest of mass surveillance

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An aerial view of the NSA's Utah data center, taken by activists with the Electronic Frontier Foundation .

An aerial view of the NSA’s Utah data center, taken by activists with the Electronic Frontier Foundation .

In Utah, where the largest National Security Agency data center is located, a state legislative committee will soon consider a bill that could cut off millions of gallons of water for the NSA facility south of Salt Lake City. Read the rest

What do your “keepsake passwords,” the ones drawn from life experience, say about you?

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PasswordsFew things are as universally despised as passwords. The strains they put on our memory, the endless demand to update them, their sheer number. But there is more to passwords than their annoyance. In our authorship of them, in the fact that we construct them so that we (and only we) will remember them, they take on secret lives.
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