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Jean et Marie play computers

I just flipped onto the Fog Creek Home page by accident and saw the new photograph.

The photographs on the site have always been a welcome feature, but the new one looks like it came from a 1986 Training Brochure with the caption 'Many of our students have never seen a monitor before'.

Simon Lucy
Tuesday, November 26, 2002

That's the way most stock photography is. Lots and lots of friendly people looking intensely into computer screens. Try going to:

http://www.comstock.com

and search on the keywords "people, computer" to find literaly hundreds of other examples.

The company I work for has examples that are just as bad [ http://www.forio.com/lead.htm ] but our website design tests indicate that people respond very positively to human faces.

Michael Bean
Tuesday, November 26, 2002

Oops! In my reply above, the correct search phrase for the Comstock photos is "people computer" *without* a comma between the words.

Michael Bean
Tuesday, November 26, 2002

"the correct search phrase for the Comstock photos is "people computer""

If you search for "computer people" you get a bunch of bearded 30 somethings (and barely face-fuzzed under 20s) in sandals.





Hah! Made you look!


Tuesday, November 26, 2002

There are five people gathered around one monitor.
They must using the new & improved "even-more-
extreme"programming!

Jeff Hultquist
Tuesday, November 26, 2002

Ok.

But what about the one person who is not participating in the 'team' fun?

Evan
Tuesday, November 26, 2002

That's the manager.

Simon Lucy
Wednesday, November 27, 2002

hahahaha

Prakash S
Wednesday, November 27, 2002

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