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June 10, 2017

so, how did the fascists
make the trains run on time?

IBM punchcards--the killer
app of their day, primitive
computers but good enough
to categorize and "process"

millions of people. IBM
was not exceptional in
tossing its moral compass
overboard, but they were
among the few who faced no
blame and took pure profits.

they did it by serving both
sides more or less equally.
whoever won, they'd get
theirs regardless--before,
during, and after the war
there were
heroes, too.
but most went along with it,
as most almost always do.