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T-shirt of the week: Skynet dev team

A t-shirt that brags about your technical accomplishments would seem to be the ultimate piece of swag...unless it also subtly advertises that you're a minion of CyberDyne Systems, the outfit that will breed the first thinking machine that will in turn seek to exterminate all of humankind.

SkyNet dev shirt

Software developers have two great loves: bragging about their technical accomplishments and free t-shirts. Thus, a free t-shirt that brags about your technical accomplishments would seem to be the ultimate piece of swag... unless it also subtly advertises that you're a minion of Cyberdyne Systems, the outfit that will breed the first thinking machine that will in turn seek to exterminate all of humankind — Skynet. Not that most of your coworkers will recognize your role in developing The Terminator but then, if more Terminators looked like Summer Glau, who could blame you?

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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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