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I’m unique! A digital snowflake!

Is your browser configuration rare or unique? If so, web sites may be able to track you, even if you limit or disable cookies.

Panopticlick tests your browser to see how unique it is based on the information it will share with sites it visits. Click below and you will be given a uniqueness score, letting you see how easily identifiable you might be as you surf the web.

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Avatar and Ursula K. LeGuin: A Brief Note

The basic plot of this movie is a combination of two Ursula K. Le Guin stories, “Vaster than Empires and More Slow” and The Word for World is Forest. All there except for the Avatar itself, which is an excellent identification device, as we get to be both the Good Soldier and the Rebel. In particular, the Colonel is for all intents and purposes the bad guy from Forest. (photo link)

p.s. 3D IMAX is very, very awesome.

p.p.s. “A copy of The Word For World is Forest is visible at the bedside of the character Joker in a scene set in Vietnam in Stanley Kubrick’s film Full Metal Jacket” (wiki).