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Monday, April 21, 2008

The unbearable thingness of things

Posted By on 04.21.08 at 02:36 PM

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The computers still want to take away our stuff, apparently:

"Yet in an age in which computers are as common as cockroaches, in which the Internet is king, in which seemingly every crumb of information is being sucked up and digitized in a busy blur, does the book—the tangible kind, not the virtual version—have a future?"

Let's try something.

"Yet in an age in which computers are as common as cockroaches, in which the Internet is king, in which seemingly every crumb of information is being sucked up and digitized in a busy blur, does the book album CD—the tangible kind, not the virtual version—have a future?"

"Yet in an age in which computers are as common as cockroaches, in which the Internet is king, in which seemingly every crumb of information is being sucked up and digitized in a busy blur, does the book painting—the tangible kind, not the virtual version—have a future?"

"Yet in an age in which computers dishwashers are as common as cockroaches, in which the Internet is king, in which seemingly every crumb of information food is being sucked up and digitized cleaned in a busy blur, does the book sponge—the tangible kind, not the virtual version—have a future?

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