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Re: [midatlanticretro] Re: Another idea for the ad

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  • B Degnan
    ... Not sure what you mean. The book is : Giant Brains or Machines that Think
    Message 1 of 13 , Jun 5, 2010
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      Sridhar Ayengar wrote:
      BDegnan wrote:
        
      Ref: The book by Berkeley..Giant Brains or Machines That Think
          
      That's "Giant Brain", not "Giants Brain".
      
      Peace...  Sridhar
      
        
      Not sure what you mean.

      The book is :

      Giant Brains

      or Machines that Think
    • Jim Scheef
      Yes. Curt gets it and Bill is beginning to...
      Message 2 of 13 , Jun 5, 2010
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        Yes. Curt gets it and Bill is beginning to...

        Bill Degnan wrote:
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        >
        > Rather than CP/M how about "remember using a DOS prompt" might be better
        >
        > -------- Original Message --------
        > > From: "Curt @ Atari Museum" <curt@...
        > <mailto:curt%40atarimuseum.com>>
        > > Sent: Friday, June 04, 2010 1:34 PM
        > > To: midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com
        > <mailto:midatlanticretro%40yahoogroups.com>
        > > Subject: [midatlanticretro] Re:Another idea for the ad
        > >
        > > Evan
        > >
        > > The message is a little too narrowly focused and while we, as
        > > hobbyist active in such things get it all, you need to expand your reach
        >
        > > out to the layman and curious - non-active-non-hobbyist crowds...
        > > Throwing in "MainFrame" and "SuperComputer" and putting in a picture of
        > > one or two big iron machines will go a MUCH longer way then your current
        >
        > > text message, that honestly most people will ignore and not read.
        > > People by their very natural are visual and you need something to catch
        > > their eye, draw them in and then get them to read your message, so in
        > > the spirit of drawing in a larger audience you MUST add some visuals,
        > > tone down the "Geeklish" and shorten the message.
        > >
        > >
        > > To use what you have now will be a waste of time, money and effort,
        > > the numbers won't change and the same person's coming now will be the
        > > only ones who will give your ad's even a first, nevermind a second
        > > look... I've done a lot of marketing sides of things and you have to go
        > > for mass appeal, and if that means "dumbing it down a little" to get a
        > > larger audience, more interest and more traffic, then do what is right
        > > overall.
        > >
        > > Curt
        > >
        > >
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        > >
        > > Yahoo! Groups Links
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