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Walls, The Musical! Posted on 06/22/2001.

The Large Things on Walls discussion from a few days ago featured a post by Marc Rettig. Marc has now gone and made publicly available a presentation on how his company uses walls (PDF) for, well, everything. Walls walls walls. Wall craziness. Walls on floors. Walls out of cardboard. Ad hoc slide rules on walls. Stickies like you've never seen them. Fields of stickies. Like a stickies meadow. But on a wall. With no grass. But still. Lots of stickies.

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