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PostHeaderIcon I think I must be a trend setter!

Ok, so here I am at SxSW. I finally found a comfy chair to sit in. It even has a little fold out laptop stand! One thing I’ve noticed here is that “alternative” is pretty much “mainstream” at SxSW. So here I sit, in my comfy chair with about 10 other people right around me. It wasn’t till I got out my netbook that I realized something:

I, Tom Beauchamp, am officially a rebel!

Every person around me has something “alternative” about them: hair, clothes, piercings, you name it. 5 of them have iPhones out. All 10 have Apple laptops. The little light up logo’s are taunting me!

Here I am with basically a pretty boring guy and I stand out like a sore thumb!

So I figure I must be the trend setter here. Next year everyone will be wearing black leather jackets, using Palm cellphones, and running eeePC’s! Ok, maybe not. But never fear, even if you follow the mainstream there are places where YOU are the “alternative” person in the room.

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