MacWorld: "In September 1994, when Photoshop 3.0 was released, the world was a very different place. The World Series had been cancelled due to a labor dispute; George W. Bush had just been elected Governor of Texas; and Netscape Navigator, one of the first graphical web browsers, wasn't due to be released for another three months. And the idea of digital art was still in its infancy.
The idea of using such outdated software is foreign to many technophiles who, in this era of instant gratification when songs, movies, and software udpates are never more than a click away, rarely seem to use programs that are older than a couple of months. So when Staake posted a video of his process for creating the cover of The New Yorker's recent politics issue, the news that he was using software over a decade old spread faster than celebrity gossip."