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Best Inventions This Decade

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by JNEWFIFTY, Jul 17, 2009.


    JNEWFIFTY Member

    I just finished up this debate in the office and I feel the clear winner is.....DVR/Tivo.

  2. Colton

    Colton Active Member

    When did digital cameras become mainstream for our industry? No more film, D76, fixer (ugh!), negs or prints.

  3. The Big Ragu

    The Big Ragu Moderator Staff Member

    Yup. I'd go with the iPod. Not the first digital music player, but it was a game changer.

    By the way, I did check this -- TIVO is a bit more than a decade old now.
  4. pressboxer

    pressboxer Active Member

    air cards
  5. RickStain

    RickStain Well-Known Member

    Pitch f/x
  6. cougargirl

    cougargirl Active Member

    Flash drives/memory sticks
    iPod - agreed on both mentions
    Wireless cards/wireless internet
    High definition television. For sports.
    Satellite radio

    JNEWFIFTY Member

    Can't disagree
  8. Jake_Taylor

    Jake_Taylor Well-Known Member

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  9. NoOneLikesUs

    NoOneLikesUs Active Member

    Certainly not the first. I think those arrived in 1997 or so. I remember doing a story on the Diamond Rio players (the second portable music player to arrive) around that time. Most sales clerks were convinced those things had no future and they were right to a degree. Most of those first portable players ended up in the dustbin of history around 1999 or 2000.

    I think it took about one more year before the IPod really made inroads into the portable digital music market.
  10. Rumpleforeskin

    Rumpleforeskin Active Member

    Even though they're not an inventions, I'd put Facebook and Twitter up there.
  11. RickStain

    RickStain Well-Known Member

  12. Mystery Meat II

    Mystery Meat II Well-Known Member

    We still have five and a half months to get those damned flying cars we were promised, so I'm abstaining from the vote until then.
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