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Those Came From Where??
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Matt Yglesias reminded me of this 1999 Wired article about containerized shipping — possibly the most interesting thing ever. Every time I drive past the Port of Oakland and see all the multi-hued containers stacked up, by mind gets slightly expanded.

March 5, 2005 / Uncategorized

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One of the rumors going around back in 2004 was that Walmart was going to buy one of the larger container shipping firms in the world.

http://politicsofcp.blogspot.com/2004/12/wal-mart-to-take-over-world.html

Did you hear about Oakland’s new super cranes earlier in the week? Cleared under the bridge by mere feet.

http://www.ktvu.com/station/4256970/detail.html

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