iMacs in Inappropriate Places, Starbucks Edition

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Behold, the desktop at the coffee shop.

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This guy has brought his giant iMac to Starbucks. This guy is working on his giant iMac, at Starbucks, as if it's the most normal thing in the world. This guy don't care

Whether he's a hero or a menace -- or just a savvy consumer who appreciates the value of free wifi -- he is not alone. Lugging desktops to your local coffee establishment is, it turns out, a longstanding tradition.

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Megan Garber is a staff writer at The Atlantic. She was formerly an assistant editor at the Nieman Journalism Lab, where she wrote about innovations in the media.

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