What's in your bag? is a recurring feature where we ask people to tell us a bit more about their everyday gadgets by opening their bags and hearts to us. Show us your bag in this forum post.

I grew up shopping at thrift stores, which meant that I was constantly surrounded by a haphazard mix of things that didn't really go together in any meaningful way, but were cheap and readily available. Even though I now own a large number of modern consumer electronics, I never really got past that mentality, so everything just gets stuffed together with as much care as I gave the old IBM cassette deck I once used as a bookend. Here's an example of what I'm carrying on any given day.