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In the most recent sequel to the “Die Hard” movie series, “Live Free or Die Hard,” the movie’s villain is a technical genius who creates mass chaos by hacking into the major U.S. computer systems. Once again, Bruce Willis plays John McClane, the streetwise detective in the “Die Hard” films, who is greatly overmatched by his nemesis — a young computer mastermind. Because of his lack of technical expertise, McClane’s enemy tauntingly refers to him as “a Timex watch in a digital age.” Although Timex now does in fact sell digital watches, I reference one of my favorite movie lines because it’s instructive for those of you not using social media like Facebook, MySpace and Twitter.

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