You can see things the human eye cannot absorb
Posted: 06 February 2013 11:36 AM   [ Ignore ]
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An ad for Blu-Ray.  Now, how can we see things that our eyes cannot absorb?  Nutty, nutty, nutty. First these people convinced us that VHS was obsolete, then they convinced us that DVDs were the way to go, now, they are trying to convince us to buy yet another machine.  These bastards have been pulling this crap since the invention of television.  RCA had color TV in 1934…when was it released to the general public?

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Posted: 08 February 2013 07:51 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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It couldn’t have been very good color. Three-strip Technicolor wasn’t even tried out in film until 1929 if I recall, and Baird didn’t transmit a color picture until 1935.

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Posted: 09 February 2013 08:34 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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It wasn’t very good…in fact, it was crappy. So was the black and white of that period.

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Posted: 10 February 2013 06:44 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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Right, so it’s not like they were holding back on this amazing technology. They just didn’t yet have a technology that was viable for the average homeowner.

There’s a horrible 1934 movie called Murder by Television that portrays an early version of what we know now as satellite television. It’s hilarious.

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Posted: 10 February 2013 08:37 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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No, they deliberately held back technology 16 or so years later because they had manufactured millions of B&W sets.

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