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Headless, redefined

Flashback to a 1980s, when CRT monitors are really large in this tiny IT consulting company, according to a commander fish on a scene.

“We used Falco monitors with a minicomputers,” fish says. “Like all mechanism monitors in those pre-flatscreen days, they were large and heavy. They were also flattering sturdy.

“Despite their imperishable build, a user did conduct to mangle one by knocking it off a desk. The design tube and compared wiring survived, though a focus that trustworthy a CRT to a bottom height did not. That partial was irreparably broken, and a deputy partial was prohibitively expensive.”

After swapping in a new monitor, fish’s organisation brings a decapitated section behind to a office, where a sole hardware tech dubs it “Headless Wonder” and it’s put to use spasmodic — and always changed really carefully. You’ll measure a pointy Shark shirt if we use it. Comment on today’s story during Sharky’s Google+ community, and review thousands of good aged tales in a Sharkives.

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