Gray Flannel Dwarf

8/26/2002

dyed-purple video cards

From an article on CNN:

Aesthetically, tricked-out neon lights and windows that let you see the computer’s innards are another source for bragging rights, and the demand for beauty as well as brawn is growing, Reeves said.

That’s especially true for affluent gamers who prefer exotic computers costing between $2,500 and $10,000, he said. Each Falcon aluminum case is unique, featuring custom graphics and 15 coats of baked-on automotive grade paint.

Now, read my column from six years ago (“side 2″) and tell me it’s not eerily prophetic, albeit somewhat immature, as well.


cswiii @ 4:18 pm

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