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Monthly Archives: March 2012

Some vintage Sega ads

Vintage is the big buzzword nowadays…everything is vintage…anyway here are a few Sega ads from around 1990, I guess. One of them promotes the Game Gear, which was released in North America in April 1991.

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Facepalm, text mode

You’re familiar with facepalm, I suppose: Posting a picture of someone covering his face with his hand to indicate that you or someone else has done something incredibly stupid.

Captain Picard facepalm is popular facepalm

Now suppose you’re not on an image board, but on some forum where posting images is too much hassle or even impossible, think Facebook. Wat do?

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Tumblr is something else

I’ve been on Tumblr now for about two weeks, with an average of ten posts per day. What I wrote in my earlier comparison mostly holds true, but on the whole Tumblr became a completely new experience.

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Post first, explain later

Before the web, the most common way of publishing was the book and the magazine article. Printed or written text is, by its nature, linear. The style of writing that developed under these conditions was linear as well. You start with the basics and move on to the more complex stuff.

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