How About a Nice Game of Chess?

Posted: July 26th, 2008 | Author: | Filed under: Uncategorized | No Comments »


WIRED’s latest issue has pushed mightily on my nostalgia button with an oral history of one of my favorite films, WarGames. Holy acoustic coupler modems!–hard to believe this gem is 25 years old…and that Ally Sheedy has a 14-year-old daughter now. The piece also goes into the film’s influence on real-life hacker culture, for better (creating a sympathetic hacker protagonist) and for worse (the jury actually believed that Kevin Mitnick could whistle up missile launch commands from a payphone).  David Lightman forever!

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