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    Wristwatch restoration according to William Gibson. Ahh, if only...

    I bought one of those Expedit bookshelves from IKEA yesterday. We wanted a temporary spot to display some of our books. While going through some books, I came across my copy of All Tomorrow's Parties, by William Gibson. Then I recalled OD3's mention of Gibson's interest in wristwatches, as he wrote about in an issue of Wired magazine some time ago.

    Here's a scene from the book that made me smile when I read it;

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    Gibson, W. 1999, All tomorrow's parties, Viking, Australia.

    Would be nifty if it were real.

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    Cool!

    How's the book? I've only read Neuromancer and its sequels by Gibson so far.
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    Been some time since I read it, but it was pretty good. I'm a little rusty on what he's written in recent years, but I don't want to rush out and buy any of his works right now. Since nearly all of my books are packed away at the moment, I was slightly amused to find that I had two copies of some titles.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Teeritz View Post
    I bought one of those Expedit bookshelves from IKEA yesterday. We wanted a temporary spot to display some of our books. While going through some books, I came across my copy of All Tomorrow's Parties, by William Gibson. Then I recalled OD3's mention of Gibson's interest in wristwatches, as he wrote about in an issue of Wired magazine some time ago.

    Here's a scene from the book that made me smile when I read it;

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    Gibson, W. 1999, All tomorrow's parties, Viking, Australia.

    Would be nifty if it were real.
    yeah tell me about it am looking at six right now that bed could be fix in a jiffy lol .. well I think Monday I'm off to hunt down a Gibson to read
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    Nice one, Teeritz!
    Yes, I need to get a copy
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    Very interesting.
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