The Null Device
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The Null Device, being a stream of links and commentary on culture, technology, current events and whatever the author finds interesting.
The Null Device is maintained by acb, in his copious spare time.
This site makes no pretense of being objective and no guarantees of accuracy, reliability or posting frequency.
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One year ago:
2021/5/23After one plague year off, they managed to hold Eurovision this year in Rotterdam, with social-distancing protocols in place and contestants prerecording videos and self-isolating if they didn't test negative. The winner this year was Italy,
Two years ago:
2020/4/28My name is Andrew, and until now, I have never watched Twin Peaks. I had seen, and enjoyed, various of David Lynch's films ( Lost Highway in particular made an impact on me at the time
Five years ago:
2017/6/9Well, that was interesting. It was an unnecessary election, called by a brittle authoritarian Prime Minister, hoping to take advantage of an unpopular and discombobulated opposition to get a sweeping mandate to remake the country. Aware
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