@mediaarchaeologylab working on a slide deck of similar shots from Depot boxes depicting the marketing division fantasy that computers and consoles will provide romantic possibilities aplenty
@mediaarchaeologylab will send when term calms down _ I have a thing about Lynn Spigel's "Make Room for TV" argument and consoles that's still unfinished but these images are part of it
@mediaarchaeologylab The alt text is right on target: she's obviously carrying the box only; if there had been an actual Apple IIc in it, she would have needed both arms to carry it.
@acousticmirror oh, i carry ours around one handed all the time! that box would only have had the computer in it, not the monitor
@mediaarchaeologylab Ooops. Yes. I was somehow conflating it with an Osborne, which it clearly isn't.
@acousticmirror no, definitely not! that one i *can* pick up one-handed, but don't recommend doing so to amateurs. i'm a professional computer lifter at this point...
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