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Predicted Computing Megatrends Prove True

Posted on December 4th, 2015 by ScienceDude

Multimedia is the first megatrend that we will examine. Multimedia really means multiple data types or formats, not multiple media. Pragmatically, the term “multimedia” has been used to define computers with the capability to play sound and rich graphics sequences. Video and sound files are enormous relative to classical computer data. CD-ROM has been the only economical storage media and device capable of handling such files. Therefore, today’s multimedia computers all feature CD-ROM drives. I think of multimedia as computing’s attempt to mirror every form that human thought can take.

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