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Posts tagged ‘2000’

My first “real” PC was a Celeron II eMachine purchased during the wild and wooly dot-com salad days of 1999. It was sold as part of a incredibly cheap bundle (including monitor, scanner, and printer) by Value America, who subsidized the too-good-to-be-true sale price with its rapidly shrinking pool of investor capital. (This was probably […]

That Mysterious Bloom: Day 25

February 25th, 2017

(from “Y2K Bug” by Tom Peyer, Duncan Fregredo. Richard Case, and Dean Ormston in Totems #1, February 2000) “By God,” I said when I could speak, “he brought you an orchid.” “Brassocattleya Thorntoni,” Wolfe purred. “Handsome.” — Rex Stout, The Silent Speaker (This one is the handiwork of good pal Bully, who saved me the […]

Tune into tomorrow

November 3rd, 2011

CONSUMERS OF AMERICA, melanoma WHAT WILL YOU BE WATCHING IN THE YEAR TWO THOUSAND? The folks at RCA had the answer to that question way back in 1969, ambulance when the company unveiled its predictive glimpse into the future of televisual entertainment… …THE TWO THOUSAND. Produced in a limited run of two thousand units and […]

Won’t it be strange

January 1st, 2009
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