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Death Star

["Star Wars" film] 1. The AT&T corporate logo, which appears on computers sold by AT&T and bears an uncanny resemblance to the Death Star in the movie. This usage is particularly common among partisans of BSD Unix, who tend to regard the AT&T versions as inferior and AT&T as a bad guy. Copies still circulate of a poster printed by Mt. Xinu showing a starscape with a space fighter labelled 4.2BSD streaking away from a broken AT&T logo wreathed in flames.

2. AT&T's internal magazine, "Focus", uses "death star" to describe an incorrectly done AT&T logo in which the inner circle in the top left is dark instead of light - a frequent result of dark-on-light logo images.
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LESSON 2 : LEARN FROM YOUR MISTAKES The engineers of the Galactic Empire obviously did not because they kept producing Death Stars that could be blown up easily.
The Death of Stalin 15, 107mins, opens Friday THIS darkly funny comedy drama about the power struggle caused by Soviet dictator Stalin's death stars Jason Isaacs and was written by Armando Iannucci, behind TV comedy The Thick of It.
Professor Stephen Smartt, Director of Queen's Astrophysics Research Centre, said: "We will lead the effort to find distant supernovae - exploding death stars - which hold the key to understanding the origin of the chemical elements and the size of the universe.
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Louis, has written a paper, titled "It's a Trap: Emperor Palpatine's Poison Pill', analysing the economic results of destroying two Death Stars.
After watching the climactic battle scene in Return of the Jedi for the first time, my 8-year- old daughter said, "They shouldn't build those Death Stars anymore.
Bored To Death stars Jason Schwartzman as Jonathan Ames, a struggling novelist who, after his girlfriend dumps him, decides to become a private investigator - the only problem being he isn't really very good at it.
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While rescuing princesses and blowing up death stars, the apprentice Jedi knight is schooled in meditation, mind control, swordplay, and the mysterious ways of "the force.
His even-throttled, no-nonsense flying helps the Alliance destroy both Death Stars and battle the Empire on the ice planet of Hoth.
our policy-makers, hypnotized by the liturgical chanting of fear and premonitions of Apocalypse Now, in the form of Death Stars (read satellite)and Telecom competition by that same cable monopoly, have been stampeded into too many ill-considered policies" to the detriment of Canada's conventional broadcasters.
As we stand on the knife-edge of the third millennium, the technology to create lightsabers and Death Stars may be in its infancy.