In the same interview, Fernandez and Kottke commented on the characterization of Rod Holt (portrayed by actor Ron Eldard). Kottke disputed the characterization, noting that: "What completely cracked us all up is the scene where Rod arrives for the first time. Rod comes up wearing leathers, riding up on a motorcycle with long hair ... he's like this motorcycle dude. It just cracked us all up."[7] Fernandez, who had not seen the film at the time of the interview, was also surprised by this portrayal. Holt, however, (according to Kottke), "thought it was hilarious."[7] As for why he may have been characterized this way, Kottke states that, "Rod was really into dirt bikes. And I never saw him riding one, but he talked about it all the time. So the author just had him riding up on a motorcycle. I liked that guy. I met him on the set. I had no idea who he was when I met him because he doesn't look at all like Rod, he has long straight hair and he's wearing leathers."[7] Fernandez, who was equally amused by this vision of Holt responded by asking, "Who could this possibly be in the Apple universe? ... It seems to me that there's a lot of fan fiction about Apple Computer and about Steve Jobs, and I think that this is the biggest, flashiest piece of fan fiction that there's been to date. [7]

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Agree with all the comments on two-factor authentication that, for the most part, necessitates an ex...terior device. Two-factor/more complex authentication is fine, but it should never require a phone to complete. I'm aware that you can get a personal key, but -- if you haven't written down the most current iteration of that ever-changing key -- you're out of luck until you're able to access your cell phone again. This is just one more level of workiness layered on top of an already-complex system, and I'm guessing the number of qualified applicants bothering to apply for a given position will sharply decline, if they haven't already. See More
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