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Episode 9: If Monks Had Macs
14th April 2017 • Ludiphilia • Richard Moss
00:00:00 00:35:45

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It all started with a Macintosh ad: 'You too can be a knowledge worker.' This is the story of Brian Thomas' 15-year odyssey at the helm of one of the strangest pieces of multimedia software ever created — If Monks Had Macs.

You can learn more about Brian, and about Monks, at his website:

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