The only upside to the Short-Timer leaving was that I inherited his computer and his Russ Meyer soundtracks. In Lawson’s R&D department, the number of monitors at your desk defined your masculinity. The average domesticated male would have two monitors. The really feral engineers would have four or five; they would bury themselves with hardware. During the wintertime, these hardware junkies could get away with wearing shorts to work because the heat emission from their computers raised the ambient temperature of their cubes to summertime levels.
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