Modern Marvels

Season 13 Episode 15

'80's Tech

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Aired Wednesday 10:00 PM May 24, 2006 on The History Channel
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'80's Tech
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Modern Marvels takes a trip back in time, all the way back to the 1980s, to examine some of the most popular gadgets and fads. This includes Sony's Walkman, Rubik's Cube, DeLorean DMC-12, and of course the microchip which changed electronics forever.
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      • Narrator: It was a totally radical decade that realized the transition from the industrial age to the information age. An era of awesome acronyms, CD, MTV, VCR, IMB, PC. A technological paradise dedicated to entertainment and ergonomics, courtesy of Silicon Valley. Hold on tight because we're going back to that future. Now, 80's Tech, on Modern Marvels.

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      • Dave Landis
        Founder, "Ultimate-80s" Internet Radio

        Marshall Brain
        Founder, How Stuff Works

        Paolo Gargini, PhD
        Director, Technology Strategy, Intel

        Howard High
        Strategic Communications Manager, Intel

        David Laws
        Silicon Valley Historian

        Dag Spicer
        Senior Curator, Computer History Museum

        Steve Wozniak
        Apple Computer Co-Founder

        Harry McCracken
        Editor in Chief, PC World

        Gene Lewin
        Owner, Vintage Arcade Superstore

        Henry Lowood
        Science & Tech Curator, Stanford University

        Rick Clancy
        Senior VP, Sony Electronics

        W.D. "Bill" Ballard
        DeLorean Owner

        James Espey
        VP, DeLorean Motor Company

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