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One decade at Discogs

I’ve been a member of discogs.com for a full decade. It has become as much a part of my daily online regimen as checking my email or Twitter feed. No other site has grabbed my attention in the way that Discogs has, nor has any other online resource infuriated me in the same manner. Discogs is as fascinating as it is frustrating. Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Cassette!

The venerable cassette tape is 50 years old. It was on Friday the 30th of August 1963 when Dutch consumer electronics giant Philips introduced the EL-3300 “Pocket-Recorder” and a new magnetic tape format at the IFA (Internationale Funkausstellung) in West Berlin. The “Compact Cassette” would eventually go on to revolutionise the way we experienced and shared music. Continue reading

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Second Anniversary

What we have noticed over the past two years is an interesting shift in web browser usage. Sure, IE still rules the roost, with Firefox picking up a good quarter of the slack. Opera, Safari, and Chrome are trailing behind but it’s a pack of non-computer-based browsers that are making inroads as of late. Nokia and Symbian are two new “operating systems” looming on the horizon, and the Wii and PS3 are making up nearly a full percent of gadgetry used to browse the interwebs with. Continue reading

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First Anniversary

Today, the first anniversary of this blog also marks the last batch of jokes and similar funnies that were collected during the last few years. Continue reading

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BBS News: FIVE YEARS

Today marks the FIFTH year of the HMVH Corporation BBS online, and this shall unfortunately be its last as well. The only reason this thing is being kept alive is for the sake of sorting our huge image collection, and … Continue reading

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BBS News: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, BBS!

It’s been four years. Considering the amount of business and the effect that the WWW has had on the old-fashioned on-line community, the HMVH Corporation BBS is nearing the end of its practically useful lifespan. There is, however, one promise … Continue reading

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BBS News: THREE YEARS IT’S BEEN

“Up and down” is the theme of this BBS in more ways than one, and thank goodness it’s been mostly up (‘scuse the pun)! Thus far clocking three years online, the HMVH Corporation BBS has no plans for relenting its … Continue reading

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BBS News: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, BBS!

Today, the 15th of December 1995 marks the first full birthday of the HMVH Corporation BBS. Thanks to all my users for their support and don’t neglect to read the message in the BBS COMMENTS AND QUERIES AREA. A new … Continue reading

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