Five Things – 09.07.15 – Of Course You Want To Memorize Some Commands

1. The Martinettis Bring A Computer Home – It’s strange to see Apple playing this sort of game, but the ’90s were a different era for the company.  This 1995 infomercial presents the Martinetti family and their experience with their first family computer, the Macintosh Performa. This half-hour “program” plays like a sitcom without jokes,…

Five Things – 3.16.15 – The Job of Looking Ahead

1.  The Kids Guide To The Internet – Here’s what appears to be an effort to position the internet as the least cool thing in the world.  If the “Christmas Jammies” family existed 20 years earlier, this might be what they’d be doing. Kids Guide to the Internet shows how a nuclear family of the…