CNET has a great rundown on the technology industry’s historically awful ability to market itself (quick: when was the last time you saw an ad for the Creative Zen?) via a list of Top Ten Laughably Bad Tech Ads. While a couple of this don’t really count as ads, it’s a great illustration of just how awful tech marketing can be.
I particularly like this one:
Let’s be truthful now: Are YOU keeping up with the Commodore?