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Perfect Microwave Popcorn!

Eight years ago, I started telling my story about “perfect microwave popcorn” — a story as to how in the future we would have appliances linked to the ‘Net, that would use a built in bar-code to read the packaging and figure out how long to cook it for.

Looks like the future is here, according to this posting at Gizmodo.

Here’s an article in which I talk about popcorn from 2000. And the “popcorn” video clip from a keynote years back in still in my video library. Watch it in Quicktime, or Windows Media

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