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Memory lights the corners of my mind

Computer data storage through the ages. From the punch card to the cassette drive to the Jaz, and much more.
posted by Horace Rumpole on Mar 5, 2009 - 57 comments

Bring out your dead [disks]!

The end of the world is nigh! For 3.5" floppy disks anyway, as one of the UK's biggest computer retailers announces its decision to stop selling floppy disks. But then again, perhaps there never was such a thing as a 3.5" floppy disk to begin with. Oh dear... I'm so confused. In that case I guess now, at the end of all things, it's probably a good idea to find out how floppy disks work.
posted by Second Account For Making Jokey Comments on Feb 3, 2007 - 53 comments

How did you lose yours?

Top 10 data disasters The BBC report on a list of 10 data mishaps and asks for more. Some of the user submitted stories are too funny. So how did you lose yours?
posted by brettski on Oct 16, 2003 - 36 comments

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