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[Meta-Analysis] Rick n Morty S1E10 : Broken Authentication Joke

Hi folks! This is a continuation on the blog post I did before about Rick n Morty S1E10's analysis! Enjoy!

The allegorical reference I'd like to get into is the broken authentication protocol used by the Council of Rick's Security Officers in the restaurant. The scene happens after Rick has escaped the council's trail in which he was accused of murdering a bunch of Ricks. This is where he ends up after running through a number of universes to through them off his scent.

Council Of Rick's broken authentication 
In this scene the Rick's try to claim that they are to be securely identified by a simple "X"; a marking they to that the restaurant concierge doesn't confuse them for Rick C137. What is happening is an authority is claiming they are in charge of a given means of identification "they are the only one's with the right signatures (X's)".   In a way this is an expression of something governments do all the time; that is mark p…

[Meta Analysis] Rick n Morty S3E1 : Rick's Anti-Tamper System

In Rick n Morty Season 3 Episode 1, the writers guide us through a dizzying array brilliantly constructed Information Security allegory. I tried to encapsulate all this in a previous post but I missed one! Here I dig into and explain what I think is the information security joke behind Rick's Garage Flies.

[Meta Analysis] Rick n Morty S1E10 : The Internet Privacy Episode (Part 1)

Hi folks! Here's another review of a Rick n Morty episode, this one is filled with a dizzying amount of obvious privacy, anonymity and totalitarianism references. If you like the internet, Tor and your freedom of speech I think this episode has a lot of allegory you would appreciate! There is a lot to explain in this episode so I'm breaking this up into a series of posts. Anyway, Enjoy!

[meta analysis] Rick n Morty S1E4 : Simulation Theory and Machine Learning

Is this even real life?

[RANT] Why Browsers are a crazy idea

Browsers pretty much govern how we interact with the internet, people built the internet realized they needed a way to exchange documents, someone came along and built this program that is kinda only meant only to display documents on the web and only to people in the military. This was fine for a couple years and eventually people started looking at the internet as less of a library and more of a communication platform and of course communication happens for various reasons few of which the internet and by extension browsers were actually designed for!