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Geoff Weber

Geoff Weber is CEO and original founder of Heirloom Cloud.

Man with CD

Happy Birthday to the CD?

Sony released the first Compact Disk (CD) on October 1, 1982.  Do you remember?  Being "random access" digital, there was no more need to rewind or fast forward music cassette tapes.  The CD was an incredible innovation, but where are they now?

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Blinking VCR

Happy Birthday to the VCR!

Introduced on September 9, 1976, the first Videocassette Recorder (VCR) was highly disruptive consumer technology.  It also brought pure joy to millions of households around the world.  No longer would a family need to watch movies in a public cinema.  As prices of the VCR dropped, most households experienced a dramatic shift in their family entertainment.  Now you could bring the movies to your home!

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