Fed2 Star - the newsletter for the space trading game Federation 2

The weekly newsletter for Fed2
by ibgames

EARTHDATE: April 17, 2016

Fed2 Star Index

In this week’s Fed2 Star: Virus protection mistakes FedTerm for malware, shot up ships will require repairs, SpaceX rocket succeeds in sea landing, another reason why chocolate is healthy, people ignore security when they find a memory stick, aluminium foil does not protect criminals from surveillance, how a change of key makes Darth Vader sound heroic, a video of the time the BB8 droid met the Martian rover, and extreme close-up pictures of peacock feathers. Plus Alan’s tech newsletter, Winding Down.

Official News

FedTerm is not a virus

If you get involved in a fight your ship will need fixing up

Real life news: SpaceX rocket lands successfully on a barge

Real life news: see, I told you chocolate was good for you!

Real life news: people who find a USB drive in the parking lot plug it in half the time

Dumb criminals of the week: tinfoil blaggers

Music of the week: Darth Vader’s hero march

Followup video of the week: when BB8 visited NASA

Pictures of the week: peacock feathers under the microscope

Winding Down