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Two short decades

18 July 2018

As I get older, I find myself increasingly looking back at the changes that have taken place during my life (to date).

I watched something on YouTube last night that really hammered home just how quickly the pace of change is increasing when it comes to technology.

As a young lad in the 1960s, I had radio and books as my main forms of entertainment.

Towards the mid/late 1960s, TV entered the scene and became part of a triad of choices.

Jump forward twenty years to the mid 1980s and not much had changed.

In 1985 I was probably one of the very few who had his own personal computer(s) and spent more time playing with them than watching TV or listening to radio -- but I did still read a lot.

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Forums are up!

Yes, people have been complaining about the lack of forums for months now so I finally got off my chuff and finished the transition to the new server and the commissioning of the new forums.

Unfortunately you will have to re-register, it just wasn't practical to transition the IDs from the old server -- although the old stuff will be maintained in a "read-only" capacity for some time to come.

So, if you want to "have your say" then register at the new forums using the magic word Aardvarkroxs when asked for it.

Take a moment to introduce yourself to the rest of the Aardvark community and pretty shortly I'll be expanding the number of forums to encompass a number of areas that are regularly discussed on this site.

The contact form is not yet working (got to rejig the CGI scripts) but if anyone wants to email me they can send their communications to editor at this domain or PM me via the forums.

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