I was watching the San Francisco Giants bring art and joy to Detroit's huddled masses last night, when Microsoft ran an ad before my eyes.
It showed, well, people touching the screens of their laptops and drawing strange circles and lines all over what seemed like family pictures.
Why were they doing this? Was this some code? Was Microsoft declaring its artistic credentials? Was that cat being targeted by a sniper?
But no. For a caption informed me that this was Windows 8's picture password.
And yet, because I am less than attentive when waiting for the Giants … Read more