Laptopistan

the coffee shop cafe writing scene

found in: The New York Times, Dec. 5, 2010

On the whole, quite an interesting article, dealing with those people who seem to sit at a coffee shop table for hours on end, typing away on their laptops. I recently noticed that at Starbucks here in San Antonio, at the Quarry Market. There, nearly every table was occupied – and thus blocked – by just one person, not consuming anytning, but using their laptops.

I do like that word!

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