Moderately Confused by Jeff Stahler

Moderately Confused

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  1. dzw3030

    dzw3030 said, about 3 years ago

    The hand written letters will also fade. They’ll last for decades but her descendants will eventually lose the ability to read the language. Look at the rapid changes in English brought about by the new technology. It is sad, but inevitable. I expect the changes will give future historians fits. :-)

  2. Quartermain MILLER

    Quartermain MILLER said, about 3 years ago

    I went from old 78 rpm shellac to LP to Cassette and then CDs—at age 89, I’ll stop here.

  3. dzw3030

    dzw3030 said, about 3 years ago

    For many, making the change is a hassle. The majority will succumb to lethargy and memories will be lost. BTW, is there a product out to copy 35mm slides to digital? I wonder how many millions of 35 mm slides are moldering in shoe boxes?

  4. DAZZ

    DAZZ said, about 3 years ago

    I treasure many old letters from my parents etc. But I also treasure the emails and Skype messages that my lover sent me. I had some great old slides of the kids that fit my parents projector (and I did not get a chance to scan before my brother took it all and now he’s gone too). I had so many Beta tapes in my collection, then VHS and now DVDs. Many family and pet films are all now on DVD (and my favorites are on a USB based hard drive).

  5. DAZZ

    DAZZ said, about 3 years ago


    Look online; there are companies who are set up to do it efficiently.

  6. naturally_easy

    naturally_easy said, about 3 years ago

    @Quartermain MILLER

    What? No Reel-to-reel or 8-tracks?

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