What Today's Technology Would Have Looked Like in the 70s

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Sun, Jun 27th, 2010 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

What would you do if you could travel back in time? Assassinate Marilyn Monroe? Go on a date with Hitler? Obviously. But here's what Alex Varanese would do after that: grab all the modern technology he could find, take it to the late 70's, superficially redesign it all to blend in, start a consumer electronics company to unleash it upon the world, then sit back and rake in billions, trillions, or even millions of dollars.

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