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Windows 7: Right Place, Wrong Time: 9 Technologies Born Before Their Time

29 Sep 2011   #1
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 
Right Place, Wrong Time: 9 Technologies Born Before Their Time

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While it’s a fact that some lame-o ideas flat-out just won’t die, no matter how long in the tooth they are – VHS tapes, dial-up Internet and DRM, anyone? – the inverse is also true. Sometimes, truly groundbreaking ideas pop onto the scene long before the mainstream is ready to embrace it. Rather than praising the success stories, this article takes a look at the lesser known forefathers that made best sellers like the iPad and Hulu Plus possible. Grab a seat and raise a toast to these technologies born before their time; without them, modern life wouldn’t be as comfy and convenient as we know it.
Read more at: Maximum PC | Right Place, Wrong Time: 9 Technologies Born Before Their Time
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07 Oct 2011   #2
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Very interesting Shawn, especially the 2000 year old Baghdad batteries.
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