Seeking disruptive tech

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Thu Dec 11 15:13:23 CST 2014

On 12/11/2014 11:24 AM, Rich Alderson wrote:

> Evolutionarily, that should be
>      wire => metal tape => plastic tape => metal disks => floppy disks
> over more than three decades, right?

I think the floppy disk may be older than the oxide-on-metal disk.

cf.  The Brush BK-501 Mail-A-Voice.  Looks like a floppy to me.


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