Floppy Disk Fever

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Floppy Disk Fever

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Author: Niek Hilkmann


ISBN: 9789493148864

Date: 7th December, 2022


  1. Categories

  2. Information Technology
  3. History Of Engineering And Technology
  4. Design, Industrial and Commercial


This volume explores the curious afterlives of the floppy disk in the twenty-first century. It reflects on notions of obsolescence, media preservation and nostalgia, and challenges these by interviewing those involved with medium today. From floppy filmmakers to floppy painters and beyond; what drives people to continue working with a peice of technology that is typically deemed obsolete? What challenges and affordances does it provide and what does the future hold in store for the familiar black square?

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