Darth Jobs? Say it ain’t so! The Joy of Tech web comic parodies Star Wars and Apple. But now who will they parody when Microsoft takes a whack at the phone market?
Hackers have created a Harry Potter worm that latches onto portable USB drives. The Hairy-A worm then gives the infected a message to ‘repent’ when the computer reboots.
On a more positive note, HBO is running a 13-minute first look at the upcoming Order of the Phoenix movie.
Adorable AT-ST walker homebrew teaches itself to walk. No word on if a tiny, choking-hazard-sized missile will eventually be added. (via Boing Boing)
Okay, I lied. Here are a few interesting Star Wars items on the net today:
The Lucas Effect, a great piece from Popular Mechanics on George Lucas and his effects on moviemaking.
Lucasfilm Consolidates IT for Animation, Movies, Video Games, an article from TechWeb about Lucasfilm’s IT.
And finally, from the starwars.com boards, a survey for Star Wars fans from John Tenuto, a sociology instructor at College of Lake County. I took the survey, but I must admit I found the questions asked rather limiting. I’d like to see him asking more asked about fan attitudes and perceptions of the different aspects of the fandom…