Magical 5-inch Discs

This post was published more than a few years ago (on 1999-09-11) and may contain inaccurate technical information, outmoded thoughts, or cringe takes. Proceed at your own risk.

For the past month-and-a-half, I have been sharing my joy with a new techno-toy to anyone who will listen. Unfortunately, the technology is still new enough that is hasn’t become commonplace, and I find myself explaining the basics to those I hope to understand my giddiness. The technology? DVD.