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Coffee Break

December 1, 2015

“Starting at the coffee cup, you go up to the round thing, then you go left where there’s a big cog, and to the left of that there’s something that looks a bit like a typewriter–that’s the Sinclair ZX81. That was my first computer, back in maybe 1984 or ’85,” the illustrator, Christoph Niemann (@abstractsunday), says of “Coffee Break,” his cover for the week’s issue.

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