"We're kind of on the level of crossword puzzle writers... And no one ever goes to them and gives them an award." ~Joe Strummer sscce.org
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[Tony Alicea: ] Very good parody, Paul... You mean I was taken ? ..... Looked very real to me, very real. I,... actually this thing is scary. (to me) It will not be, oh what, a few decades ? before there actually is a class of persons who buy these things, have food an so on delivered: Total Belief Training (T.B.T.) will indoctrinate all who accept the Power of Plasma (P.O.P.) to Deliver the Goods (D.T.G.) and so on,...
Lets hear what marc has to say about parody being protected at the bench of law, then see how long is takes M$ $8,000,000 flagship to shoot this one off the wire.
Don't know the history of this, but I wouldn't be surprised that Microsoft commissioned the original video, that was later modify with a different narrator.
This "vision" has been around for years. I remember seeing something like this from Sun, almost a decade ago, on this exact thing. They paid money to some "Think Tank" for this vision of the future. I wonder if Microsoft paid the same source.