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Disk Drives: Collections of Files from the Era of the Drive

With the introduction of offline storage (in the form of tape and punch cards, later floppy disks, hard drives and cards), computer users began to create and acquire all manner of data to use with their machines. Programs, textfiles, and later images, sound and moving image data would be collected in the course of computer ownership and maintenance. Over time, this collection would sometimes resemble a pile, or a library, or an archive. The unifying theme would only be that they were all on the ...



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Disk Drives: Collections of Files from the Era of the Drive
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These are my hard drive backups from the Commodore Amiga 4000/040 that was used on the set of Titanic, Apollo 13, True Lies, and more. The machine was integral in the making of the movies. These hard disks contain original never-before-seen lost footage from the making of Titanic. (Update: Since releasing my video about this it was discovered that the second drive thought to have been for the PAR was actually not in PAR format, though its data remains unrecoverable.) Please note the PAR drive...
Topics: Titanic, Apollo 13, The Abyss, Commodore Amiga, Amiga, Commodore, A4000, A4000/040, Movie...
Disk Drives: Collections of Files from the Era of the Drive
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Pulled from the Firefox Marketplace in March 2018 using the included script, these are all software materials available before the site's shutdown.  To browse the Wayback Machine grabs of the Marketplace, visit this page . To browse the contents of this large .ZIP file, click this link . Firefox Marketplace is a discovery and distribution platform for web apps. It imbues Mozilla's principles of transparency, user control, and open innovation that locked-down platforms lack. Its mission is to...
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Disk Drives: Collections of Files from the Era of the Drive
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A collection of captures of vintage operating systems of all sorts - includes installation media and support programs.
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