Ahead of us looms a life-changing experience rivaled only by rare monumental events of the past, such as Y2K and the unprecedented Geraldo Rivera uncovering the mystery of Al Capone’s vault.
(“Holy ^$*$^&!! There’s nothing here!! Empty!! What the %^$&$^ were we thinking??!!”)
One again we’ve climbed the technology ladder, leaving behind a part of Americana, including those beloved typewriter-repair training schools located at the end of a remote strip mall, videotape, floppy disks, cassettes and Zamfir, Master of the Pan Flute. Looming (”looming” is used frequently here) ahead, like the meteor in Armageddon — or whatever Bruce Willis movie you choose — is June 12.
Ring a bell? If it doesn’t, then you’ve not been paying attention to all of those TV anchors telling us that the time to transition to digital from analog television is almost upon us. In case you’ve been in a coma or in traffic on Georgia 400, here’s a summary:
First of all, to simplify matters, people now refer to