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“The one wonderful thing about blogging from your laptop is that you don’t have to deal with other people. You can broadcast alienated, disembodied, disassociated murmurings into a people-free void. You don’t have to run something past an editor, or frame your argument to an established group of subscribers. You just say what the hell you want.”

— Andrew Sullivan in Slate (2002)

It was a simpler time.

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Sorry I failed to include a link to the article. I have it, just failed to do so. Thanks.

@smays Thanks for posting the quote it is really nice.

There have been a bunch of podcasts recently about how the new iPads are computers. A couple have made references to being made fun of in the 90s for trying to work from a laptop

"heres a quarter kid, buy yourself a real computer"

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