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Bloyatop – Waiting For The Buzz (DVD) December 29, 2010

Posted by David W. King in Blues Rock, New Releases.
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Raw, special, straight from the heart and after 26 years on the road, finally caught in the act on march 12, 2010 at The Woodowl (De Bosuil), Weert, The Netherlands.

After almost 27 years, BloYaTop, one of the hardest working ZZTop coverbands in The Netherlands and possibly in the whole West European bluesrock scene, is still alive and kicking…

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Company Introduces DVD that Will Protect Data for One Thousand Years July 19, 2009

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On Sept. 1, Millenniata, a start-up company based in Springville, Utah, will release a new archive disk technology to preserve data at room temperature for 1,000 years. Dubbed the Millennial Disc, it looks identical to a regular DVD.

The question is: With the advances we are experiencing in technology, and exponentially the advances we can expect to experience in technology in the years to come, we cannot expect the DVD to be the archiving format of the future.

How do you envision the future of data storage and will Millenniata’s disks be readable in the future or will they go the way of the floppy disk and 8-track tape? The data will still exist in those media, but just try to find a device that can access it

Would we want to try to archive music using a similar format? Should we be concerned with preserving recorded music into perpetuity?

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