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hpr2212 :: meanderings Cyberpunk and the Minidisc

The Cyberpunk history of the Sony Minidisc

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Comment #1 posted on 2017-01-26T13:35:30Z by Bill Miller

Great show

Listened to your show today and it brought back alot of memories as well. I went through almost the same thing in the timeline of your tech lifetime there and it reminded me of some of the great and not so great tech items we used to get to where we are now. Don't tell anyone. I STILL have some of those mini discs lol.

Comment #2 posted on 2017-01-27T22:41:50Z by Quvmoh

Hah!, starting to become a bit of disease, picked up a rack Minidisk deck off of craigs list, still have not told the wife :-)

Comment #3 posted on 2017-02-01T19:50:04Z by Matt

MiniDisc brought me here...

MiniDisc is still going strong, and it was via the 'MiniDisc' Facebook group that I discovered this link. As an online group they are approaching nearly 2,000 members, and shows that there still a sub-culture for the format!

Comment #4 posted on 2017-04-08T03:27:54Z by 1F

anti-hacker?

Thanks for the episode. Loved it.

I consider S* hostile toward hackers, so while some of their innovations are interesting, I'm done with anything carrying the S* name. I have a ps3 collecting dust, and that was my final straw. When they take hackers and makers to court just for trying to do cool and interesting stuff, they show just how anti-maker they are.

They have the track record to prove how poor their treatment of the user community is. Remember Beta vs VHS? Remember Memory Stick? Long history of failed cool stuff.

Sometimes it's difficult to put these things down, as they are so cool, but on principle, I put them down now.

1F

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