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28 July 2014
TEN YEARS AGO
NOW WE HAVE
Text of a slightly out-of-date poster seen last week in the window of Paul Baars Design Studio Store at Frederiksplein 16-18 in Amsterdam in the Netherlands.
For the benefit of those of you who don’t get out much,
Bob Hope was a comedian, singer and dancer, who was born in London, England, in 1903 and died at Los Angeles, California, in 2003;
Johnny Cash was a singer and songwriter, who was born at Kingsland, Arkansas, in 1932 and died at Nashville, Tennessee, in 2003; and
Steve Jobs, an entrepreneur who was born in 1955 at San Francisco, California, and died nearby at Palo Alto in 2011, co-founded the personal computer and smartphone company, Apple.
You might perhaps care to view some of our earlier posts. For instance:
- Why? or How? That is the question (3 Jan 2012)
- Partitocracy v. Democracy (20 July 2012)
- The shoddiest possible goods at the highest possible prices (2 Feb 2012)
- Capitalism in practice (4 July 2012)
- Ladder (21 June 2012)
- A tale of two cities (1) (6 June 2012)
- A tale of two cities (2) (7 June 2012)
- Where’s the beef? Ontology and tinned meat (31 Jan 2012)
Every so often we shall change this sample of previously published posts.