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  • n. Plural form of laserdisc.

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  • The library is converting its sizable catalog of filmstrips, U-Matic tapes, Beta tapes, laserdiscs, VHS tapes and even DVDs, to the Internet-friendly QuickTime format.

    Tech is Constantly Changing: Massive Video Reformatting Project Underway at U. of Hawaii at Manoa « ResourceShelf

  • Then there's the BBC Domesday Project, which was an attempt to store all sorts of data on laserdiscs, to be a modern analog to the original Domesday book, which was a survey taken for William the Conqueror in 1086.

    Making Light: Amazon & Macmillan

  • I'm with you, in fact, I still watch my fn laserdiscs.

    John Farr: Is Blu-ray That Red-Hot?

  • What is Britain? ruudboy's computer nostalgia post reminded me of using my primary school's BBC Model Bs. I have always had a clear memory of writing something about playing marbles for the BBC Domesday Project - a stupid 1984-1986 initiative to create a record of everyday life inspired by the mediaeval Domesday book, but with the data stored on laserdiscs, thus preserving 1980s Britain on a medium which became obsolete within a decade.

    amuchmoreexotic: What is Britain?

  • Nevermind that laserdiscs were as large as hubcaps and nearly as fragile as glass: The video was full-color and full-screen, unlike the compressed, artifact-marred video that consoles like CD-i could produce.

    Wired Top Stories

  • Wow … this means that I truly am all out of reasons to hang on to any of my laserdiscs.

    Uncle George says, “Alright, stop your damned whining, already!”

  • Hershman Leeson's art has taken the form of laserdiscs, feature films, virtual environments, artificial intelligences, and, before immersing herself in digital technology, durational performance art.

    Boing Boing: November 27, 2005 - December 3, 2005 Archives

  • Anastasia: When I was talking about these tech firsts with Geekman, I asked him when CDs became popularly available to see if I was behind the rest of the world, and he was all, "Well, if you count laserdiscs..."

    Technology firsts

  • However, please note that the LISA AND THE DEVIL upgrade included in this set will not contain the sexually explicit "deleted scene" previously released, so Bava completists will need to hang on to their Image discs or Elite laserdiscs for future reference.

    Archive 2007-09-09

  • I have so many movies recorded from laserdiscs in the original Japanese witn NO subtitles that I got between 1992-1995 that it's crazy.

    Only The Illest Anime AKA Dartflix Edition #3

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