The Disturbing History of the Suburbs
An interesting bit of American history from College Humor (via Alec Couros)
Rip. Mix. Burn!
I was recently reminded of Apple's Rip. Mix. Burn ad campaign. I remember at the time there were some MP3 players on the market (no iPod yet) which had an amazing 15MB of space on them, and SD cards cost a fortune. Nice proof of concept, but CDs were way cheaper. If course, by that time, I was already Rip, Mix, Burning. The software to mix (actually mix, not just re-arrange tracks)
Brief History of AOL
An interesting internet find this past weekend: The Rise and Fall of the first internet Empire (AOL) by Business Casual on YouTube
Despotism - How a nation slides into it (1946)
This is found via BoingBoing, and the Encyclopedia Britannica.Something to think about in Trump's America...
OS/2 - Computer Chronicles
Here's another old gem. Never got OS/2 2.1, but I have boxed copies of 3.0 and 4.0 somewhere ;-)
How DOS overcame CP/M
Another dip into computer archeology: CP/M and how DOS overcame CP/M.Pretty interesting video from the Computer Chronicles
Old School Internet!
Computer Chronicles from 1995 introducing the internet! wow!I think I remember seeing this originally ;-)
Time Machine (Mouse Trap Style!)
OK, so they skipped some events, but this is still quite an amazing contraption!
Here's a pretty cool video of the Parthenon through time - by Costas Gavras