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January 26, 2012 6:29 AM   Subscribe

"Jim Henson made this film in 1963 for The Bell System. Specifically, it was made for an elite seminar given for business owners, on the then-brand-new topic — Data Communications." - SLYT, from AT&T's Archives YouTube channel.
posted by Slap*Happy (8 comments total) 17 users marked this as a favorite
Astro zombie's girlfriend will be shedding no tears over this jerk-bot!
posted by Potomac Avenue at 6:38 AM on January 26, 2012

*That* is phenomenal. Love! So cool.
posted by PuppyCat at 6:38 AM on January 26, 2012

Boy, we really missed the boat with machine-fart based wireless instead of radio.
posted by fatllama at 6:39 AM on January 26, 2012 [1 favorite]

Jim Henson was steampunk as fuck, before anyone.
posted by swift at 7:02 AM on January 26, 2012 [3 favorites] conclusion, please buy our Data Communications package.
posted by ian1977 at 7:10 AM on January 26, 2012 [2 favorites]

I'm in love. *poof* *bang* *squeak*
posted by infini at 9:38 AM on January 26, 2012

Thank you Slap*Happy... just realized I'm still sitting here with vague smile on my face.
posted by infini at 9:39 AM on January 26, 2012

I kept hearing Locutus saying "You will service us" towards the end
posted by Redhush at 8:54 PM on January 26, 2012

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