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Floppy disks of Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry finally yield data

Lost data -- no, not the Star Trek character Data -- has been found on floppy disks that belonged to Gene Roddenberry. Does this mean new adventures that take place in the final frontier?

By January 5, 2016

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Floppy Candidate is Flappy Bird with Clinton and Trump

The Washington Post builds a Flappy Bird spinoff featuring major US presidential candidates in the 2016 election. Can you keep Bernie Sanders and Marco Rubio from crashing?

By December 14, 2015

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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The HBO comedian wonders why the hardware and software guarding the United States' nuclear warheads are so out of date.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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'Kids React' drags out a vintage Apple computer

A functioning Apple II fails to impress the tech-savvy kids of today. No Internet. No apps. No mouse. Just floppy disks for everyone!

By May 28, 2014

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The 404 1,475: Where we play a game of drones (podcast)

We're back at it with another show rundown! Today we're talking about Atari finally digging up those lost ET cartridges, unearthing a floppy disk containing all of Andy Warhol's digital art works, jamming cellphones on your work commute, drone photography trends, and a eulogy for Twitter.

By April 30, 2014

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The 404 1,475: Where we play a game of drones

We're back at it with another show rundown! Today we're talking about Atari finally digging up those lost ET cartridges, unearthing a floppy disk containing all of Andy Warhol's digital art works, jamming cellphones on your work commute, drone photography trends, and a eulogy for Twitter.

By April 30, 2014