Episode 110: Floppy Disks

Posted by admin | Posted in Podcasts | Posted on 05-12-2010

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In light of Sony’s recent decision to end production of 3 1/2 floppy disks, Episode 110 of You Don’t Know Flack is all about floppy disks — from the history of floppies to specific memories and stories I have regarding them.

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Sony Announces the End of 3.5 Floppies
YouTube: Don’t Copy That Floppy
YouTube: The Singing 1541 Floppy Drive
USB Floppy RAID
The FC5025 Floppy Controller
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A mirror copy of this episode is located at the Internet Archive.

Comments posted (1)

[…] When I heard that, I stocked up on floppy drives. Why, I’m not sure. I guess whenever I hear that something’s “going away” I feel like I need to try and preserve it. I picked up several PC floppy drives, both 5.25 and 3.5 in size. I even did an entire podcast episode about floppy disks. […]

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