Offbeat – 21 March 2013


The output is a variable result. For instance if you add two and two together on your computer’s calculator, you get four. The output can change however, depending on various circumstances. For instance, it you use a spreadsheet as well as I do, two and two might add up to B3:C3+G8 and a whole lot of swearing.

I’m looking at this thing. It’s a telephone. It has buttons and it has a handset with a curly cable. The mouthpiece and earpiece are joined by an arch. Sometimes looking at things in a fresh light is great. I’m looking at a telephone and it looks bizarre, now that I actually stop and think of it.
Time and redundancy change everything.