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A Cultural History of Advertising
A peek at the past, present and future implications of our consumer culture
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Vintage Polaroid Swinger Commercial

Hey, meet the swinger Polaroid Swinger meet the swinger Polaroid Swinger It's more than a camera it's almost alive it's only nineteen dollars and ninety-five...
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MediaPost Publications The Apple Parallel Steve Jobs -Apple and Edwin Land Polaroid

MediaPost Publications The Apple Parallel Steve Jobs -Apple and Edwin Land Polaroid | A Cultural History of Advertising | Scoop.it

The Apple Parallel - 10/10/2012... by Barbara Lippert

 

"He was a college dropout, obsessed with product design and patenting pocket inventions. A visionary and perfectionist with sophisticated tastes, he lived to invent covetable products that would not only change the world, but were also beautiful to look at and easy to use. Thus, he built a tiny garage start-up into an international corporate giant that managed to revolutionize the art world and pop culture and still maintain a stock price in the stratosphere. At annual stockholder meetings, the focus was solely on him: he personally demonstrated the brand’s latest innovations on a dramatically lit stage, and the combination was magic. Oh, and he also ran great ads.

A eulogy for Steve Jobs on the first anniversary of his death?

Nope. Actually, I’m describing the larger-than-life inventor/entrepreneur Edwin Land (1910-1991), founder of Polaroid, who happened to be Steve Jobs’ hero, and on whom Jobs modeled much of his role at Apple..."

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