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My favourite outdated innovation

Looking for outdated innovations isn’t really difficult. The past 50 years have been extremely innovative. Just take a look around and you’ll be blown over by devices which were invented during the last years.

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My favourite one is the walkman. This device was invented in 1979 (my date of birth!) by Sony. 220 million units were sold. This device made it possible to run, walk and bike with music.

source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walkman

But actually, I find it more interesting to think about innovations which are currently in use, but of which you can expect to disappear during the next years and being replaced by improved versions. Continue Reading