Re: graphics considered harmful (was Re: NYT on Rick Adams and Microsoft)

Joey Hess (
Wed, 15 Feb 1995 23:40:06 Eastern

>Brings to mind an ad for Apple extolling the value of multimedia in
>school: (paraphrased) You click on the dinosaur, and you get a writeup
>on his life and, with another click, you get to hear him roar.


>Who has ever heard a dinosaur roar? In other words, in an encyclodedia
>for young children, they are peddling outright fabrications.

Who's ever seen a dinosaur? Same thing.