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Ring ring

First Dog on the Moon so brilliantly captures the absurdity of the situation in Gaza:

IDF CallingIf you couldn’t laugh, you’d cry. Love that the Guardian Australia has this as a permanent fixture.

 

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Count to ten

Where conspiracy theories cross poor interface design:

This was the “bad old days” of computers and the only way to reset her station was from my central console. On this day, I highlighted her workstation and hit the F6 key to reset.  But my screen went temporarily black and then seemed to be starting again.  I realized that I had mistakenly hit F7 and reset all the workstations in the embassy.   This realization didn’t bother me much, because no one except the Agriculture section secretary was usually on the computer system this early in the morning.

It was only weeks later that I began to comprehend the effects of this single keystroke mistake.

F6, restart one workstation, F7, restart all, and the implications multiply. This is a perfect butterfly effect example.

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A River Runs Through It

This is some amazing furniture – wood and glass tables that look like natural rivers.

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Wish it wasn’t over in the US.

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Movie Posters Minimalism: Paper edition

Love some great minimalist movie posters – this collection of movie posters with custom paper looks fantastic:

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