Thomas O’Connor made me smile today. Memories of my highschool days came flashing back when I saw his floppy disk. Sure I still see them trying to get sold at the local bookstore, but haven’t really seen one out of the box for say… hmmmm…. years!
This concept design revives the good ‘ol floppy disk, injected with gigabytes of flash memory against it’s usual 1.44MB of yesteryears. I’d say, the laugh was worth it, but I wouldn’t be a big/huge fan of it at all. Sure memories were fond ones but for convenience sake, I’d say I’d rather take a stick flash mem than a wide wide design execution.
Anyway, probably as a novelty gift… nothing more.
The only cool thing about this though… Thomas was quoted as saying “The design is simple. My intention was to recycle/reuse old, outdated and obsolete 1.44mb floppy discs and reuse the housings to create modern, USB hard drives.”. So maybe it merits an applause nonetheless. So there.