Pretty Damn Funny 'Dawn Of Home Computer Age' TV Ads Pt1

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  1. OV

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    I was surprised to see high speed computer printers in the mid 1950s..I thought these came of age much later.
     
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    What is amazing to me is that these ads are from 30-35 years ago. Now imagine what things will be like in another 30-35 years. We will look back at our quad-core i7's with 27" HD monitors, 10 megabit connections and our smartphones and laugh at how dinosaur-ish they were. And we'll laugh at our pathetic graphics and video quality and how slow and massive our computers are and how tiny the storage is.
     
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    gorf was fucking awesome
     
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    Those were old line printers, they print a whole line at a time. Even in the 50s they could print 600 lines a minute. They are loud as **** though
     
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    I wonder how much bush the cute Brit chick in the Prime Computer spot has?
     
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    :bump: For Cleese alone

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    But seriously...For many your computer display of choice will be something like this in the near future:

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    I love the old radio shack ad where everything on there could be done by a single smart phone
     
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