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Perfect Tool: Dandelion Killer · Here­with I be­gin an oc­ca­sion­al re­peat­ing fea­ture un­der the rubric “Perfect Tools”. Our species is ar­guably de­fined by tool use, and ev­ery­one knows the joy of a hard job made easy by the per­fect tool. So from time to time I'll write up an ex­am­ple of a tool that comes close to the Pla­ton­ic ide­al: it does what it does as well as what it does can be done. I'll use a very in­clu­sive def­i­ni­tion of “tool”: hard­ware, soft­ware, you name it. Sugges­tions are wel­come. To­day we start with the hum­ble Dan­de­lion Killer ...
 
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