Modern Marvels: 80's Tech DVD
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- Additional Details
- Format: DVD
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 1
- Run Time: 50 Minutes
- Region: Region 1
- Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
- Language: English
- Studio: A&E Home Video
- DVD Release Date: May 24, 2006
- Genre: Documentary
More than days gone by, the 1980's were the transitory period between the Industrial and the Information Age. The decade ushered in creations, big and small, that would change the world forever. See technical innovations in entertainment and business.
- Silicon Valley was the birthplace for many technological advancements.
- Meet Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak.
- See great inventions like microchips, the Walkman, and the first CD players.
They were more than the brainchildren of inventors. They were items that would change the world forever, and they were invented in the 1980's. The cell phone, Rubik's Cube, and the CD player were all products of the age. The world transitioned from the Industrial to the Information Age. Consumables became smaller, faster, and changed the face of business and entertainment.
One of the most groundbreaking inventions, the microchip, changed everything. Tour its birthplace in Silicon Valley and meet Apple's co-founder, Steve Wozniak. Discover how this tiny device became key in all sorts of inventions. Discover how Intel was instrumental in its growth and utilization. Find out how the computer changed home businesses and multi-billion dollar corporations alike.
From Betmax and the Walkman to Pac-Man and the Rubik's Cube, see some of the key gadgets of the age. Find out which ancestors are products of their popularity. Discover how our world changed forever in MODERN MARVELS®: 80's TECH.