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Cassette history/trivia : A series of fortunate events

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    The recent passing of Dutch engineer Lou Ottens brought the cassette back into the limelight for a little bit. Ottens was credited as "the inventor" of the cassette tape, though he was never...

    The recent passing of Dutch engineer Lou Ottens brought the cassette back into the limelight for a little bit. Ottens was credited as "the inventor" of the cassette tape, though he was never comfortable with receiving sole credit for what was, effectively, a team effort. In this Techmoan video, Mat dives into the history of the Compact Cassette, its success, and the failures that preceded it.