Cyber Security Satire?

I am a science fiction fan. In particular, I am a fan of movies featuring Those Lonesome Nerds who are capable of controlling this planet's critical infrastructure - from their gloomy basements. But is it science fiction? In the year Die Hard 4.0 has been released a classified video - showing an electrical generator dying … Continue reading Cyber Security Satire?

On Time Travelling: Rigorous Categorization of Science Fiction Movies

Do you remember the scary moment when Ashton Cutcher alias Evan recognizes suddenly that his arms are crippled - and that they have been crippled since many years? This is a scene from The Butterfly Effect: Evan discovers that he is capable of time-travelling to his troubled childhood. He tries to fix the present by … Continue reading On Time Travelling: Rigorous Categorization of Science Fiction Movies

Work Hard – Play Hard

There is indeed a 'corporate culture' named like this. Trusting Wikipedia on this: In their 1984ย  [sic!] book, Corporate Cultures, Deal and Kennedy identified a particular corporate culture which they called the 'work hard/play hard culture': "Fun and action are the rule here, and employees take few risks, all with quick feedback; to succeed, the … Continue reading Work Hard – Play Hard