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Why Twitter is Bad for Creatives

Supremotron's Conception

Every day, millions of people post their own content to the Internet. For most, it’s just a casual bit of sharing, of material which has typically taken no more than a few moments to create. A photo, captured on a smartphone and sent directly to a Facebook feed, or a simple thought, no more than a sentence long, typed instantly into Twitter. There’s no real ‘archival’ element to the content. It’s there for the moment – easy come, easy go. Continue reading Why Twitter is Bad for Creatives

Microsoft Windows in 1985

Windows 1.0 - 1985

How sophisticated you would have been in the mid 1980s, with a Personal Computer, and Microsoft Windows 1.0 with its built-in word-processor – Microsoft Write

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Top Ten Most Breathtaking Computer Prices of the 1989 Tandy Catalogue

Breathtaking Tandy Prices 1989

Tandy was a technology and electrical store with branches throughout the UK in the 1980s. The outlet was renowned for its relatively attractive prices on good, usable equipment. You’d probably go there to get your hi-fi, your intercom, your multitester… But you might just have thought twice before ordering their computer gear. In fact, legend has it that several UK-based IT Managers quite literally collapsed from clinical shock whilst obtaining RAM upgrade quotes from Tandy… But let’s not get ahead of ourselves…

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