Nick Johnson arachnid at
Sun Jul 1 22:02:55 CEST 2007

This puts me in mind of "this is the house that jack built":
This is the phone that you built.
This is the OS running on the phone that you built.
This is the browser running on the OS on the phone that you built...

Not sure if that's what you were referring to, as I haven't seen the
ads in question.


On 7/2/07, Ryan Prior <piratehead at> wrote:
> Black background. Things come on screen in their unpolished current state,
> glitches and all.
> Lines in quotes are voiceovers.
> "This is turning it on."
> We see Tux and initscript messages scrolling down the screen.
> "This is the internet."
> Show browser displaying Slashdot or or something.
> "This is your music..."
> Show terminal with:
>   cd /home/bob/multimedia/music
>   ls
>   They Might Be Giants   The White Stripes
>   The Red Hot Chili Peppers   The Killers
>   bob at bobs-open-phone>
> "This is the package manager . . ."
> Show package manager displaying pending updates.
> ". . . that installs the updates . . ."
> User selects an update and clicks Install.
> " . . . that you write for your Neo."
> Incoming call interrupts package manager, call is taken.
> Female voice from phone: "Hey there."
> Fade to black, display centered text
>   FIC Neo1973 + OpenMoko
>         Get your hack on.
> That's my idea for a commercial which calls the iPhone commercials to mind,
> but which are targeted at a different audience and don't raise expectations
> unreasonably high!
> Cheers,
> Ryan

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