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.
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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:
2017/5/13The Eurovision final is once again upon us, this time from Kiev. The Ukrainians are making the most of their geopolitical situation, from the slogan, “Celebrate Diversity”, with its dig against its enemy's homophobia. Russia is,
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