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The First Rule
Thursday, June 1st 2017

A disaffected, disillusioned young man becomes part of an underground terrorist organisation that preaches self-destruction as the means to fight against the ideals of Western society, ultimately culminating in a bombing campaign that destroys several buildings.

Sound familiar? That’s right. It’s the plot to Fight Club.

But with a few little tweaks it becomes a sort of base narrative for 21st century expressions of male rage that range from school shooters to gamergaters to ISIS.

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Steve Jobs, RIP
Thursday, October 6th 2011

I am by no means an Apple fanboy, but I’ve always liked their products and whenever I was given the choice (in college especially) I’d always gravitate towards the computers with the bite taken out of them. And I’m writing this from a Macbook Pro, which is the best laptop I’ve ever used in the whole world EVER. And I love Pixar. So here’s a few of the nicer tributes and Steve Jobs-related stuff I’ve seen doing the rounds online today:

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1960s IBM Brochures
Saturday, April 16th 2011

Yesterday, we found a couple of old (really old) IBM brochures in our shed. We’re not sure where they came from, because nobody in the family was ever in the market for mainframes, data entry consoles or printers the size of a sideboard.

But the brochures are so retro-tastic, that I had to take a few pictures.

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