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John Oliver: Why do floppy disks control nuclear weapons?

The HBO comedian wonders why the hardware and software guarding the United States' nuclear warheads are so out of date.

By July 28, 2014

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Behold 250 new emoji: Vulcan symbol, floppy disks, and more

The Unicode Consortium updates its emoji file with hundreds of new characters, ranging from a John Travolta-like disco dancer to a joystick.

By June 17, 2014

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Lost Andy Warhol works recovered from Amiga floppy disks

Way back in 1985, famous pop artist Andy Warhol created a set of digital paintings using a Commodore Amiga computer. Those fascinating files have now been recovered.

By April 24, 2014

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Ep. 1398: Where we put it on a floppy

Every generation wags a finger at the one that comes after it, but kids these days really do have it the easiest. We'll tell you about a handful of their stories, including a site that encourages student "collaboration," a UK teenager that paid $750 for a photo of an Xbox One, and more.

By December 10, 2013

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The 404 1,398: Where we put it on a floppy (podcast)

Every generation wags a finger at the one that comes after it, but kids these days really do have it the easiest. We'll tell you about a handful of their stories, including a site that encourages student "collaboration," a UK teenager that paid $750 for a photo of an Xbox One, and more.

By December 9, 2013

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Floppytable makes floppies relevant again

The floppy is dead, long live the Floppytable! An industrial-strength coffee table in the shape of a classic floppy will bring back memories of the days before flash drives and cloud computing.

By November 29, 2012

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With this doodad, you'll never have to tie your shoelaces again

Zubits magnetic shoe closures let you keep your laces while ditching the chore of tying them.

By October 1, 2014

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Windows 10 arriving -- here's a look at 30 years of Windows

Come with us on a 30-year trip through time to see how Bill Gates' baby took over the world.

By October 1, 2014

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Nostalgia alert: Microsoft rebuilds original 1994 home page

Experience the early days of the Web with a faithful re-creation of Microsoft.com as it existed 20 years ago.

By August 8, 2014

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Man who filmed himself driving car from passenger seat gets convicted

A 20-year-old Spanish man thought it'd be fun to post the video to YouTube. It wasn't.

By July 29, 2014