Ugly Computers (Was: RE: Appropritate comic strip....)

From: Sellam Ismail <>
Date: Fri Jan 11 22:07:59 2002

On Fri, 11 Jan 2002, Jeff Hellige wrote:

> As for the new iMac, I think that, like the original iMac, it's meant
> to demystify computers for those that have no interest in them for the
> most part and who don't want a plain beige box taking up space. Like
> it or not, it's hard to ignore and it does make a statement.

While there is probably an element of "demystifying" the computer for
average schlubs, I think the design is more of Jobs' influence at play.

Sellam Ismail Vintage Computer Festival
International Man of Intrigue and Danger

 * Old computing resources for business and academia at *
Received on Fri Jan 11 2002 - 22:07:59 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.0 : Fri Oct 10 2014 - 23:34:54 BST