Wednesday, August 29, 2007

All hail the compact disk

Technology changes so fast that CDs no longer are hot -- or that popular, really. Gotta have that iPod and MP3 file, right?

For what it's worth, it's the 25th anniversary of the CD. You can read about it here. I remember the first time I held one, acting so scared about touching the data side and damaging it. Little did I know you could use them for frisbees and they'd still work.

As for me, I'm still wondering about what to do with that box of 8-tracks I have in the bottom of my closet. I'm curious: Can you still even buy an 8-track player anywhere?

Hats off to Star reporter Andy Johns for the tip, by the way.