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Ethernet Cable Fashion Show Looks Like A Data Center Disaster

Illustration for article titled Ethernet Cable Fashion Show Looks Like A Data Center Disaster

I've seen some pretty gnarly cabling in my day, but I don't even have the words to describe what was happening at this recent fashion show in Medellin, Colombia.

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The brilliantly colored headgear pictured above was designed by students of the Pontificia Bolivariana University in Medellin out of what we are told is discarded ethernet cable. Seriously, it looks as though one false step could break her neck like a twig. The outfit pictured below looks as though it is made out of thousands of zip ties—every network admin's best friend.

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Illustration for article titled Ethernet Cable Fashion Show Looks Like A Data Center Disaster

[io9 / Images via RAUL ARBOLEDA/AFP/Getty Images]

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The top one must be a fashion representation of a government job. They ran 45 miles of cable before they found out there was no input.

Or output for that matter.