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August 11, 2006

My Zen Desktop

Michael Blowhard writes:

Dear Blowhards --

While life in front of the iMac is all quiet and spaciousness ...

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... life behind it is something else entirely:

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I don't think wireless samadhi has been achived quite yet.



posted by Michael at August 11, 2006


Don't know what kind of animal samadhi is, but ,a href="">cable management has been around for a loooong time.

Posted by: Tat on August 12, 2006 12:57 AM

Front: Zen Buddhist

Back: Tibetan Buddhist

Posted by: Rick Darby on August 12, 2006 9:19 AM

Ha ha! You should see my desktop. (No, actually--you shouldn't. No one should. Shudder....

Posted by: communicatrix on August 12, 2006 10:12 AM

You think YOU have wires...the equipment rack next to my recording booth looks like a grenade went off in a spaghetti factory. Whenever I have to switch out equipment, I have to literally follow the wire from the computer with my hand and feel along it to the right peripheral. I do it because I have to. I understand there are people who LIKE to do it. They probably vote, too.

Posted by: Charlton Griffin on August 12, 2006 4:00 PM

you have a very Blue Velvet work station.

Posted by: Agnostic on August 12, 2006 9:41 PM

My desk is pretty typical for a somewhat geeky writer: 2 computers (a Mac and a PC), two monitors, two printers (inkjet and laser), cable modem, router, Palm Pilot cradle, blah blah. It has just sort of grown like a wild garden. And not only am I suffocating in wires, but I have two fully loaded 8-outlet surge protectors, and I am convinced that one day, as I am in the throes of composition, the whole thing is just going to blow up. But since I am pathetically, literally *addicted* to all this crap, I suppose said accident-waiting-to-happen will be my equivalent of Richard Pryor's freebasing mishap.

Posted by: Francis Morrone on August 12, 2006 10:47 PM

Front of computer: I'm impressed.
Back: Where's all the greasy dust?

Posted by: robert on August 13, 2006 12:04 PM

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