The Art of Darkness

Toccata and Fugue in D: Drive

March 22nd, 2011 by Cobwebs

It’s not uncommon for computer hobbyists to use vintage floppy drives* for uses other than they were originally intended. George Whiteside has connected four drives to a micocontroller and uses them in a rendition of “Phantom of the Floppera.”

This is the kind of thing geeks do to amuse ourselves.

(via Neatorama)

*As someone who learned to program on a Commodore 64, I would like to register an audible wince at the concept of floppy drives being veritable antiques.

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  1. xJane Says:

    This is stunningly awesome.

    (Also, a professor asked in class the other day who remembered the OJ Simpson trial and none of my classmates could remember it. As in, I was the only one old enough to have not “just heard of it”. ::sigh::)

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