Few people have heard of it, yet many consider John Blankenbaker's KENBAK-1 to be the first commercial personal computer.

Koss introduced these headphones over 40 years ago, and they remain affordable favorites to this day.

"What Is Love" - Bare Floppy Drives Make Beautiful Music

What used to be the chattering racket of floppy drive data access is now music you can dance to. Mr Solid Snake has put the whirr of the floppy drive's stepper motors to good use in recreating that SNL standard "What Is Love" by Haddaway. You can check out his YouTube page for more floppy drive performances of the theme from Star Trek (actually quite amazing), Superman, and the inevitable cover of music from Zelda.

The only thing I'd change is to get some more microphones in there to really hear the nitty gritty of the eight musical motors. There's a lot going on in these arrangements that I'd want to capture.

Prefer your 90s clubskank themes in a more solid state mode? Okay, here's the same song as it might have looked and sounded on an old 8 bit NES.


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