Friday, November 03, 2006

Horizontal Referencing
Charles Simonyi, the inventor of Excel (and Word), is a genius. Heck, he revolutionized the ctrl c + v. After you spend a certain number of hours poring over models, you start to see the world in a different light--in rows and columns. This advertisment by Birds Eyes foods applies the same concepts, and is therefore genius:


Needless to say, it's a noble cause, too. Hopefully, no parents really resort to this (rudimentary) way to keep track of their children's "progress"! They could always enroll their children in organized sports, though such a measure may not be so effective with the dawn of organized snacks.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

a certain Fox would go nuts over this ad. and that's a grood thing.

11/05/2006 9:56 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yes, that Harlan NY Times article is fantastic.

11/05/2006 12:08 PM  

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