Bebop and Modernism
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Sunil, in India, has just received an email from Claire in Brighton, England, who runs a micro enterprise from her front room, clarifying details of some programming she has just subcontracted.

Tom is at a wine bar celebrating news of a £1 million investment of venture capital in his company.

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Joyce has just left her cleaning job, one of three jobs she currently holds. She is also a
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