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The Hamster Dance wheel is pretty good.
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From: Cory Doctorow <[email protected]>
Amazing B3TA photoshop challenge: graphics from the "Victorian
Internet." Lovely, witty steampunkery to be found here.
Funnily enough, I just (finally!) read Tom Standage's wonderful book,
Victorian Internet on an airplane yesterday. Standage's account of the
rise of the telegraph worldwide vividly brings to life the personalities
and the mania that brought the first global communications system into
being, and draws fascinating parallels to the Internet boom, and the
promises raised, fulfilled and betrayed therein.