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This article was published on October 21, 2012


    Uncanny tech industry lookalikes

    Uncanny tech industry lookalikes
    Martin Bryant
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    Martin Bryant is founder of Big Revolution, where he helps tech companies refine their proposition and positioning, and develops high-qualit Martin Bryant is founder of Big Revolution, where he helps tech companies refine their proposition and positioning, and develops high-quality, compelling content for them. He previously served in several roles at TNW, including Editor-in-Chief. He left the company in April 2016 for pastures new.

    At The Next Web we’ve developed an unspoken ‘No branded infographics’ rule over the past year or so – largely because they’re generally low on useful content and are usually pitched to us with horrible, SEO-focused conditions along the lines of “Please link to DiscountHomeInsurance.info.” That said, Sivan Cohen from Conduit showed us this graphic at the Dublin Web Summit earlier this week and we just had to share it.

    Here are some scarily uncanny tech lookalikes. Mark Zuckerberg’s similarity to King Philip IV of Spain did the rounds a while back, but Steve Jobs’ similarity to Gandhi had completely passed us by until now. Reports that our own Robin Wauters sometimes says “Yowza” are unconfirmed at present.

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