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Was It a Good Idea to Beam Our Best Techno to an Alien World?

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In the year 2030, a powerful radio transmission originating from Earth will arrive at a potentially habitable exoplanet located approximately 12.4 light years away. Should any alien intelligence be there to receive it, they’re in for quite a treat: This binary stream of data contains short musical clips from some of…

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drchuck
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Should we be sending aliens our Spotify playlists? What if they aren't Taylor Swift fans?
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I got dis many personalities

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LoL by: kenbaker

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Hang up & text me like a normal person.

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Comic by: SirNottaguy-Imadad

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Firefox Quantum is out

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double the speed of previous versions, 30% less memory than Chrome

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drchuck
2 days ago
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Works great with NewsBlur.
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Microsoft Introduces Zune

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zune-30-2w9-800November 14, 2006

Knock-knock

Who’s there?

Microsoft Zune.

Microsoft Zune who?

Exactly.

Microsoft releases their Zune media player, intended to compete with Apple’s iPod. Hailed by some as an “iPod-killer”, the only killing done was by Microsoft less than 5 years later when they ended production of the Zune brand. Otherwise known as simply another media player to fall to the iPod behemoth, the Zune is considered a spectacular failure when taking into account the weight of the Microsoft brand at the time. The Zune’s lack of success foreshadowed of the decline of Microsoft in The New World of Technology, once Apple introduced the iPhone and iPad effectively ending the PC Era.

The post Microsoft Introduces Zune appeared first on This Day in Tech History.

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drchuck
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Remember cruising down the highway, jamming to the tunes on your Zune? Yeah, me neither.
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CompuServe Forums Are Still A Thing, But Not For Long

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CompuServe (which still exists) is slated to shut down its forums this December.
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drchuck
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CompuServe still exists?
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angelchrys
3 days ago
news to me
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