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This article was published on December 22, 2008


    If they’d only known: tech ads from the 70’s and 80’s

    If they’d only known: tech ads from the 70’s and 80’s
    Ernst-Jan Pfauth
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    Ernst-Jan Pfauth

    Ernst-Jan Pfauth is the former Editor in Chief of Internet at NRC Handelsblad, as well as an acclaimed technology author and columnist. He a Ernst-Jan Pfauth is the former Editor in Chief of Internet at NRC Handelsblad, as well as an acclaimed technology author and columnist. He also served as The Next Web’s blog’s first blogger and Editor in Chief, back in 2008. At De Correspondent, Ernst-Jan serves as publisher, fostering the expansion of the platform.

    Advertisements like these two from Apple and BASF make me wonder how we will look at recent ads in about twenty years. “Haha, check out that vintage iPhone, with that ridiculous touch screen”. More at Royal Pingdom.

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    [Hat tip: Dennis Goedegebuure via StumbleUpon]