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September 2011

1966: Emerging Technology & the Art of Corporate Apology

I love when I can find relevance in the recent past to something I’m interested in currently.

Before electronic banking and debiting:

Before digitally streaming audio/video:

Before Reed Hastings’ Monday morning email:

Note that Renault is still fairly passive-aggressive in their language and tone. It’s all, “You funny Americans.” But it’s still a real apology, with corporate accountability, and notation of steps taken and goals to be met.

Music in the background while browsing Amazon

You see, because I'm not 14 or 74, I don't spend a great deal of time in shopping malls. I wouldn't know Adele if she bit me. I honestly don't know much about Alec Baldwin, who said this earlier? But I do know Dino...



And I know who I think would go down easier.

Just kidding, movie dude. Love your TCM thing with Robert Osborne.