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Recycling Computers: The Who and the Why

Published June 26, 2007 Posted by
From the you-can't-even-make-this-stuff-up file of character study:

Normals Need Not Apply
by Francesca Mari


[. . .]"My workers," Burgett says, "are all nutcakes, criminals, and druggies — reformed." Then he corrects himself: "Some of them are still in reformation." Burgett hires almost exclusively from drug treatment and psychiatric treatment centers. "We find that most of the time normals don't fit in very well," he says. "I don't know if you want to look at it as me herding a group of freaks—think of it as a group of people who've formed nice symbiotic relation to the world they don't understand."

"I have had Jehovah's witnesses working alongside transsexuals in the middle of their sex change operations. This is fun stuff," Burgett says. "You can't get this in the normal world."[. . .]

Read the rest and more: Terrain Magazine, Spring 2007
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