Month: October 2011

Today, we’re thinking the same

I didn’t want to take computer science class at Emory. The giant, unwieldy, ugly beige box intimidated me. When Jill and I got our first real jobs in advertising at Young & Rubicam and Lord Geller in the early 80’s, copywriters typed on word processors, art directors hand-set type, and commercials were shot on film and spliced together with tape by editors. In 1984, Steve Jobs changed all that. Click here to watch comercial. His Apple was built for us “creatives”. Design mattered. Fun mattered. Music mattered. Art mattered. Macs were intuitive, Iphones were smarter, and Ipads turned octogenarians and…

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