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T-shirt of the week: Encom

Forget Google, Microsoft, or Apple; the software company real geeks want to code for is Encom. Just don't mention that nasty business with the Master Control Program back in 1982.

Forget Google, Microsoft, or Apple; the software company real geeks want to code for is Encom. And now you can claim past of present employment with the makers of Space Paranoids, Recognizers, Light Cycles and, of course, the Tron security program with the Encom t-shirt. (Rumor has it they even have a low-frequency laser that can digitize matter.) Just don't mention that nasty business with the Master Control Program back in 1982.

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