On the march of progress

Lost in Time

A Short List of Things That I Had at One Time Thought Were Quite Technologically-Advanced But Which Now Are in My Closet Because I Will Probably Never Use Again (and What Replaced Them)

  • VCR (TiVo, DVDs, and 950 Cable Channels)
  • Stereo Component MiniDisc Player (iPod, mp3s)
  • Portable MiniDisc Player (iPod, mp3s)
  • 5-Disc CD Changer (iPod, mp3s)
  • Approximately 850 Music CDs (iPod, mp3s)
  • 2 Microsoft Sidewinder PC Video Game Controllers (Playstation 2)

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