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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The HBO comedian wonders why the hardware and software guarding the United States' nuclear warheads are so out of date.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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Floppy drive duet plays 'Star Wars' march

These old 3.5-inch floppy drives do a mean "Imperial March" as a duet.

By September 29, 2011

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Is Netflix killing DVDs like Apple killed floppies? (Q&A)

Big Champagne CEO argues that Netflix's price increase is reminiscent of when Apple CEO Steve Jobs removed the 3.5-inch floppy drive from the iMac. Netflix is trying to turn up the heat on the film studios to adopt a new format.

By July 18, 2011

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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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Sony delivers floppy disk's last rites

Electronics giant, which pioneered and dominated the market for the storage medium, announces it will cease Japanese sales of the disks in 2011.

By April 25, 2010