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We miss Phillip loads already, as he enjoys his well-deserved MAKEcation. We figured he’d be far from idle. He writes:

Not too long ago there was an xkcd comic featuring the Kindle we knew someone would eventually laser etch a new Kindle 2 but we didn’t expect it to be us! Here’s the first ever laser etched Kindle 2! Sean brought his over to the Adafruit shop today and we “experimented” – it looks great!


First laser etched Kindle 2! The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – “Don’t Panic”

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture, including the first book about the web (Mosaic Quick Tour) and the Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Building Robots. He is currently working on a best-of collection of his writing, called Borg Like Me.


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  1. docpop.myopenid.com says:

    Maybe Amazon could be cool enough to make a Hitchiker’s Guide special edition Kindle.

  2. John Park says:

    Great point! Actually reading the Hitchiker’s Guide on a Kindle would be pretty meta.

  3. WhatTheF*** says:

    What is this good for? Dying in beauty or what?

  4. Andrew says:

    Great idea. WOOT!