Sunday, March 8, 2009

Happy 30th Birthday, Compact Disc!

Compact discs weren't always impromptu drink coasters. Once, in the not-so-distant past, they played music, contained pictures, and let people play video games with tacked-on FMV sequences. And today, the venerable CD turned 30.

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  1. OMG!! 30?!?! I thought it was younger, anyway Happy birthday Compact Disc!!

  2. LOL!
    I know right!

    It's really too bad that there was another format war between DVD-A and SACD. We really should've moved to a newer music format by now.

    MP3's are great for portability, but I want 24bit/96Khz...

  3. That old? I have so many CD music collections in my cabinet but never once did I realize how old are they :)

  4. Makes me glad to know that I'm younger than the CD (not by much but still younger)!