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Everything, For Everybody, Everytime

Pocket tools. Hand tools. Swiss tools. Multi-pliers. Most tools are designed to fulfill one explicit function, so they have one name and a single efficient form. But multitools are different: they’re compact, hingey, clumsy, ungainly, folding, pronged, clickety-clackety.

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Bruce Sterling

Bruce Sterling is a science fiction writer and part-time design professor.

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