The last 10 years of technology

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  1. stridemat Moderator

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    For all you tech geeks (me included)

    http://downloads.timesonline.co.uk/podcast/Timeline1.html

    A particularly interesting read, sums up the history of technology ever since I became interested in technology. Its good to see quite a few Apple products mentioned.

    The internet looked almost retro back then....
     

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    lol i like the tidbit that instead of buying the original ipod, if you put that in apple stock at the time, you would have nearly $10k
     
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    I almost wrote a decade review of the tech I came across for my blog, but I imagine everyone did that a couple of months ago.
    This is why I keep some of my old PC magazines. It's brilliant just reading through them and their predictions for the future.
     
  4. ethical macrumors 68000

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    Thanks for sharing that! Really interesting to see where things have come!
    I remember the PS2 coming out like it was yesterday. I remember exactly where I was when discussing it's release with friends, on the playground at school :rolleyes:

    Makes me excited to see how far we'll go in the next 10 years!
     
  5. stridemat thread starter Moderator

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    Slightly jealous :eek: Im sure some people did, and have made loads of money.

    I can only imagine where technology will be in the future, its scary how fast things have progressed.
     
  6. callmemike20 macrumors 6502a

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    I'm only 20, but this article makes me feel so old.
     
  7. Gregg2 macrumors 603

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    Yeah, sure. Registered in 2007. Now you're 22 or 23 ;)

    It's amazing all the things that exist today that no one had heard of 10 years ago!
     
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    lol. If you are referring to the 20 in my name, its the day I was born. 4/20. I avoid using the 4 because then everyone thinks I am a smoker...
     
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    If cars progressed the same amount we would riding on magic carpets.
     
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    Today's current technology is the retro of the future.

    I miss Napster the most from ten years ago. I also miss the the general atmosphere of having something good happening.

    Actually, I am sorry. That was over by then. In 1996-7, it was great to have a lighting fast academic internet connection and a few fast computers. To me, it doesn't even seem to be that distant. E-commerce was probably the biggest change.
     

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