Austin's Only Downside?

Does not compute!

"It's surrounded by Texas." At least that's the word from Wired magazine's 10 Top Tech Towns roundup. We're also, let it be known, the "inspiration for Slacker, epicenter of the first EFF [Electronic Freedom Foundation] battle, home to Dell, Whole Foods, and South by Southwest." All right, nerdbots, now many nanoseconds until the mayor starts prattling off about our latest accolade? (Via)

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