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The price of the Fender American Acoustasonic Telecaster, a guitar that is able, through the electronics baked in, to mimic multiple types of guitars—including hollow-body acoustic and solid-body electric.

“We’ve grown ever more aware of the problems with centralizing the internet.”

— David Heinemeier Hansson, the creator of Ruby on Rails and the CTO of Basecamp, discussing why his company is moving off of Medium and putting its blog onto its own host. The trend is picking up!

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