Desktops then and now (book review)

From: Tore S Bekkedal <>
Date: Wed Jan 19 17:22:41 2005

On Sun, 2005-01-16 at 13:59 -0800, Cameron Kaiser wrote:
> > That's tame compared to some of the marketing literature and
> > advertisements I've seen from the 1960s and 1970s. The basic message
> > could have been interpreted as, "this gorgeous woman loves this computer,
> > and so by extension she will love you too if you buy it", or, "woman make
> > good computer ornaments".
> You're kidding! That isn't true?

I feel that this should have been brought to my attention previously.

After so much work with the PDP-7 based solely on the hope that once I
got the CPU stepping through instructions, attractive women would flock
to both the computer and me...

You sure ruined this teenager's day.
Tore S Bekkedal <>
Received on Wed Jan 19 2005 - 17:22:41 GMT

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