Definitive Sound at a Rock Bottom Price

I’m listening to Frank Sinatra sing Antonio Carlos Jobim on some classic audio gear. It’s virgin vinyl, never before played, and running through the best speakers I’ve ever owned. Sansui Model 2000 Amp Pioneer PL-300 Turntable Definitive BP-10 speakers with PFT-15 subwoofer: Here’s a shot from the second floor looking down: Overall, I can’t be […]

Shopping in 1999 A.D.

Boing Boing Gadgets: “From the film 1967 1999 A.D., a short sponsored by the Philco-Ford Corporation, showing what home shopping would be like three decades in the future. Although they missed the frenetic pace of today’s online shopping experience—the housewife’s browsing looks almost leisurely—they guessed correctly on the abundance flat-panel screens (with multiple monitors, no […]