By Rob Beschizza at 11:03 am Mon, Aug 25, 2008
"Un cellulare incastonato nell'asfalto," spotted in Italy by Michele Aquila. Bruce Sterling describes it as "Pompeiian, yet utterly abject."
Source [ibcbulk's photostream via Beyond the Beyond]
we need to pave our roads with the bones of our dead (devices)
That’s not embedded, it’s rising out of the primordial tar ooze through spontaneous generation.
The paving was shallow and pedantic.
Wouldn’t it be nice if the device still worked?
I’ll assume it is on some ring road.
“If you ever drop your keys into a river of molten lava, let â€™em go, because, man, theyâ€™re gone.”
Except in this case it’s a cell phone and hot tar.
Even the road is rejecting it.
Ahh, the M65. I loved this phone. Had two of them (in black and grey), but unfortunately my temper forces me to destroy things. Nice side-effect: always a new phone…
Anger management through destruction of consumer goods as a pathway to upgrades.
You must be a lot of fun at Thanksgiving.
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Jason Weisberger, Publisher
Ken Snider, Sysadmin