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Author, @TheEconomist digital editor, @SebastopolBand drummer, gamer, pizza-maker, etc. 'Writing on the Wall', book on ancient social media, out now.

Sep 01, 2014

@NateLanxon No, I think that was on the Spectrum. ZX81 was B&W only, no sound

Sep 01, 2014

@NateLanxon ZX81 in 1981. Where it all began (for me, at least)

Sep 01, 2014

@azeem So we should have shown the logos in a cloud, to avoid implying an order? Or ordered using a hybrid score? Hmmm

Sep 01, 2014

@azeem @kncukier But you can see the different values on the chart, and how they differ

Sep 01, 2014

@azeem Er, does it? Green numbers go 1,2,3,4... but red ones go 2,1,4,5,7,3,8 and blues go 3,1,10,4,25,12,2

Sep 01, 2014

Move over, Pixar: 75% of the items in IKEA's catalogue images are computer-generated:…

Aug 31, 2014

“We can only see a short distance ahead, but we can see plenty there that needs to be done” — Alan Turing

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