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Archive for March 7th, 2017

The Girl With Kaleidoscope Eyes

While sitting here scouring the room seeking inspiration for todays topic, my eyes are drawn to the book my wife is currently reading. It’s a hardback tome currently perched on the seat of a nearby easy chair, adjacent to some vinyl records I’ve selected to drop off for my dad later. It appears to stare back encouraging me subliminally to not give up, after all its author will have experienced times […]

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You Have Mail

Today marks the first anniversary of the death of the Ray Tomlinson, the man credited with inventing email, at the age of 74. It’s unknown if the New York engineer left an ‘out of office’ message advising he’ll respond when he next has wifi coverage. Similarly, rumours of burial in a deleted mail bin at a quiet family funeral were unconfirmed. It was Tomlinson who, in 1971, devised the program […]

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