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· Naughties
· · 2006
· · · July
· · · · 12 (2 entries)

The Databox · After I re­port­ed on the Thumper an­nounce­ment yes­ter­day, Si­mon Phipps wrote: I want one. I kind of snick­ered, think­ing “Simon, get re­al, that suck­er weights 77kg and prob­a­bly sounds like a 747.” But last night, co­in­ci­den­tal­ly, I ran a back­up, which pro­voked thought, and you know, I think Simon’s right, I think there’s a huge open­ing for a con­sumer prod­uct in this space. [Up­date: Hah! Bill Pierce specs out a Databox, it’ll cost you $2,312.33; dig it!] ...
 
Apocalypse · I’m not kid­ding. This is the End, may­be, of Civ­i­liza­tion As We Know It. I’m think­ing now would be a good time for the Borg to come along and as­sim­i­late us al­l. I’m talk­ing about Yahoo’s new The 9. Sure­ly the In­ter­net must have an “Off” switch some­where?
 
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