Saturday, February 27, 2010

Stuff Rendered Obsolete in the Aughts

Last month, a reader sent me this link about everyday stuff rendered obsolete in the aughts. The cassette tape, for example, has seen sales plummeted from 442 million in 1990 to 274 thousand in 2007. The times they are a-changin!

Answering Machine
Hit its cultural apex, and revealed its fatal flaw (beep!), in the film, Swingers (1996). More obsolete stuff here.