This gallery of public Blue Screen of Death crashes on screens is a great reminder that, as Vice's Rachel Pick says, "life is a farce."
Most striking, of course, are the screens that are integrated into physical, irregular objects, like Kmlkmljkl's image of these angular mall-pillars skinned with huge, inscrutable error messages.
I collect public BSODs myself, though even my best glitchlife capture isn't a patch on those pillars.
For more glitchlife, check out the new PBSOD subreddit.
Public Blue Screens of Death Remind Us That Life Is a Farce
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