April 22, 2004

a slow meme

As usual, a few days behind the power curve. But it's fun, so why not?

1. Grab the nearest book.
2. Open the book to page 23.
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the text of the sentence in your journal along with these instructions.

Thus, from Stephenson's In the Beginning...Was the Command Line:

It [the Macintosh] was seen as not only a superb piece of engineering, but an embodiment of certain ideals about the use of technology to benefit mankind, while Windows was seen as both a pathetically clumsy imitation and a sinister world domination plot rolled into one.


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