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Subject: RE: UKNM: Industry Bodies...
From: Robin Edwards
Date: Fri, 25 Aug 2000 11:51:31 +0100

Beautiful. Please accept the centre page spread in my forthcoming book of
New Media Poetry :o)


Robin Edwards
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: owneratchinwag [dot] com [owneratchinwag [dot] com]On">mailto:owneratchinwag [dot] com]On Behalf Of Tom
> Sent: Thursday, August 24, 2000 5:05 PM
> To: uk-netmarketingatmail [dot] chinwag [dot] com
> Subject: Re: UKNM: Industry Bodies...
> >I am all for measures that get rid of some of the cowboys in
> this industry
> but
> >paying out hundreds and thousands of pounds to join all three of these
> agencies
> There seems to be many and frequent references to "cowboys" on this list,
> but what exactly is meant by this? Is it the huge monoliths who waste
> clients' money with endless meetings and process documents,
> meaningless work
> plans and badly implemented (if implementable at all) design? Or possibly
> the poseurs, who will postulate about the flash milage they are producing
> whilst zooming around on their little metal scooters quoting Barthes and
> Beach Boys lyrics whilst being shamefully exploited by some twat
> that still
> tries to go to clubs in spite of being 50 years old? Or the agencies that
> are "moving into new/multi/internet media" from advertising/print/graphic
> design/knitting/vole skinning, and are staggering in their niaivity and
> destructive in their example? Or the Internet Start-ups, selling the next
> useless piece of w*nk on the grounds that one day, after that
> paradigm shift
> that will inevitably result from this particular w*nk, it will be needed
> like fathers' dogs? Or the multinationals, delivering broken
> technologies to
> the unsuspecting for the ill-informed? Or even the regulatory/industry
> bodies, staffed by jerks bankrupted by Ye Olde CD-ROM Mutlimedia
> Revolution
> who managed to scrape some miserable award for Best Rubbish Thing No-One
> Wants that gives them the self-importance to "SPEAK FOR THE
> INDUSTRY!!!" and
> who probably think that the RIP bill is a really good idea and will give
> recommendations to the Government on the importance of Version 2 browsers?
> Or is it the case that if you shout the warning about the cowboy,
> you cannot
> therefore be one yourself?
> Tom Dussek
> Tui

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