AC/DC Music Video in Microsoft Excel

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This is an old video, but it’s an impressive technical achievement and, just as importantly, a solid jam with which to start off your day. Hard rock group AC/DC’s music video for “Rock ‘N Roll Train” was converted into Excel spreadsheet format by Sony/BMG. Why? Not only because everybody likes animated ASCII art, but because even the stodgiest corporate stronghold allows Excel.

Wired.com:

“Basically, it’s come about because we recognized that a lot of people have fairly restrictive internet and security policies at work,” Clandillon told Wired.com. “What we really liked was that we could actually subvert the corporate firewalls by including AC/DC’s music in an Excel spreadsheet, because that’s allowed through every corporate firewall there is.”

You can download the spreadsheet here, though it may not work for Macs.

(via Epic Win FTW)


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