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7/22/2009
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Fredric Paul
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Resurrected! 7 Technologies That Won't Stay Dead

They're ba-a-a-ack! Despite being superseded and left for dead, a few hardy technologies keep springing back to life. Sometimes that's a good thing. Sometimes not so much...

They're ba-a-a-ack! Despite being superseded and left for dead, a few hardy technologies keep springing back to life. Sometimes that's a good thing. Sometimes not so much...

Do you remember sneakernet?

Over at bMighty.com, we do. And the once popular, then forgotten, but now revived practice of manually running files from one computer to another is only one of seven technologies we cover in Resurrected! 7 Technologies That Won't Stay Dead.

All of these technologies have flamed out, been killed, made obsolescent, written off, left for dead, or otherwise dismissed -- only to rise from the ashes and live on in a new form.

Turns out, that's often the story of technology development. As technology infrastructures and market conditions evolve, popular approaches can suddenly seem ridiculous, only to return to prominence as the situation continues to change.

So check out these seven hard-to-kill technologies, and take a moment to think about what might be next to die... And next to be resurrected!

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