What to do with those old floppy disks?

–UPDATED 5 Sept 2010– Make a floppy disk wall clock !:http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Floppy-Disc-Wall-Clock/ Make a floppy disk bag:http://www.instructables.com/id/Floppy-Disk-Bag/ Maybe make a floppy disk photo cube:http://www.makingfriends.com/floppycube.htm make a floppy disk pen caddy:http://www.microsoft.com/canada/home/projectsandcrafts/2.5.33_recyclecomputerdisksandpartsintocrafts.asp or my favorite, make the Starship Enterprise:http://www.asciipr0n.com/archive/0013/bonnie/craft/

FloppyFairwell

FloppyFairwell Originally uploaded by kinetisonic. It’s been over 3 years since I’ve used a floppy disk. As I passed on my old computer to my brother, I found all these old creatures. There should be a video game that is populated by obsolete computer hardware – there certainly is enough at this point, and there […]

Awareness of the social self on Last.fm

I was reading the ACM TechNews newsletter and ran into this article http://gtresearchnews.gatech.edu/newsrelease/playlist.htm and realized that deeply permeating my www.last.fm experience is the regular pressure of awareness of the possibility that my profile is being scrutinized by friends and strangers. I also had been thinking lately about last.fm making evident and explicit what is normally […]