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T-shirt of the week: Coffee power

Look, we all know that more or less every piece of software on Earth owes its existence to one thing and one thing only: coder fuel, AKA coffee.

Coffee power t-shirtLook, we all know that more or less every piece of software on Earth owes its existence to one thing and one thing only: coder fuel, AKA coffee. Now, thanks to Diesel Sweeties, we have a t-shirt that sums up this unspoken axiom without words. All you need is a coffee cup and IEC 5009 (or IEEE 1621), the universal symbol for standby power. Put another way, if this cup were toggled to empty, the operator would be expected to switch to sleep mode, and then where would we all be? Buy a shirt today and spread the gospel of coder fuel.

About Jay Garmon

Jay Garmon has a vast and terrifying knowledge of all things obscure, obtuse, and irrelevant. One day, he hopes to write science fiction, but for now he'll settle for something stranger — amusing and abusing IT pros. Read his full profile. You can a...

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