Baby boomer compatibility is a slang term for the pressure placed on technology companies to produce usable and understandable devices targeted to the baby boomer generation. In the U.S., baby boomers are the largest and most easily identified demographic, and more importantly, currently hold a large amount of wealth. Thus, tech firms are driven...
The Hampster Dance is a Web page (initially a GeoCities page) that features multiple rows of animated
Hampster Dance was created by Deidre LaCarte in homage to her pet hamster, Hampton Hampster. The clip is a nine-second looped WAV file, which was actually taken from a sped-up version of Miller's "Whistle Stop", a song composed for the Walt Diseny cartoon "Robin Hood" in 1973.
The website went viral in 1999 after being spread through email and blogs.
A trance version of the Hampster Dance song was released in 2000, and became a hit in several countries, including Canada, Australia and New Zealand. In 2005, CNET crowned the Hampster Dance as the No.1 Internet fad.
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