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    Sensible omission of the paperless office prediction. :rolleyes:
     
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    I'm there now, and you guys thought I was a laggard.
     
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    You are not alone Ray. We stand united for a better future born of the best of the past.
     
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    If Twitter wouldn't exist, ASR would have five billion members.
     
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    I do smile whenever I see the abbreviation ASR. Back in the day, it was the abbreviation for a legendary Usenet newsgroup (maybe familiar to reader's of Niven's Ringworld series.)
     
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    To me, "ASR" is a tag connected to a submitted paper to an IEEE Journal that talks about "Automatic Speech Recognition".

    But yes, there was alt.science.ringworld as well as rec.audio.opinion :p When I see "RAO" I automatically hit "unsubscribe". :)
     
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    To me ASR is like a wing you put on your jacket, for high recognition in the aviation mastering science. ...Like a high degree of flying expertise.

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    amirm Founder/Admin CFO (Chief Fun Officer) Staff Member

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    There is an unwritten rule in consumer electronics that any abbreviation should be three letters such as DVD. So when thinking of the name of the forum, I worked hard to keep with that tradition :).
     
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    So that is the reason DVD was accepted at a faster rate than CD. CD only had two letters. If only they had used three.

    For a short time some used DAD for digital audio disc. Didn't catch on.

    DSD had three, but didn't catch on exactly (early on hampered by SACD one letter too many). HDCD was a letter too many. Didn't catch on. LP seems to hang on even being a letter short.
     
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    Well, they could have called "CD" CCD instead. That MIGHT not be what a lot of people thought it was. :)
     

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