Two are better than one, right? Right?!

It was only visible for like two seconds, but I still noticed this rather odd looking login screen in episode 8 of NBC’s drama Crisis:

Picture (c) NBC
Picture (c) NBC

Yes, its actually asking for the same password twice, because that’s like 100% more secure than just entering it once. Maybe it’s supposed to be commentary on the sorry state of user interfaces in government-commissioned software solutions, but seeing the manifold problems Crisis had in its previous episodes, I kind of doubt that.

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