Friday, April 27, 2007

Power Macintosh Ad: This future belongs to the past (1994)



In 1994 Apple Computer ran a series of ads that were essentially reflections on the paleo-future. The idea was that with the Power Macintosh the real future had arrived.

See also:
Apple's Knowledge Navigator (1987)

6 comments:

An said...

jejejeje, muy buen anuncio ;)

artbot said...

Wow, in the future they will have *color* bar-graphs. What will science think up next?

Shan said...

artbot - ugh, honestly. Lose the flying cars and robotic servants - gain more! exciting! business apps!

Sure, Mac, sign me up.

artbot said...

Hey, I thought Apple sales reps weren't allowed on this site?

Graham Kolbeins said...

"If we show them a lightning fast montage of charts and graphs, they'll want to buy a Power Mac."

Stus said...

Hey, I want a clunky 1930's electrobot and a televisioscope for my apt!

Currently reading WHERE'S MY JETPACK? A Guide to the Amazing Science Fiction Future That Never Arrived by Daniel H. Wilson. Much fun for the whole family. Indeed, this is a question that I worry about often -- where's my Commando Cody-style rocket-pack, dammit?