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Norway’s Doctors Still Use Floppy Disks, and They’re More Secure Than the Alternative

In Norway, doctors are clinging to older MS DOS-based electronic journals. As a result there’s a system in place that still employs floppy disks—and it works extremely well. But a blog post on Gundersen.net says the Norwegian government might be retiring the floppy disk option as soon as next year. Read More >>

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This Soviet Computer Mouse Was Ridiculously Priced

There you have it: the pinnacle of modern technology (in 1989 Soviet Russia, at least). Recently, someone decided to unearth this gem and share the nostalgic find with the internet. Craziest thing about it? According to EnglishRussia, this bad boy cost the equivalent of £200 ($300). Read More >>

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10 Terrible Tech Frustrations My Toddler Will Never Have

When I was growing up, my parents would tell me about all the ancient technologies they had to use in their youth. Whether it was a car with a manual choke; a phone that required you to ask an operator to connect you, or a record player with a hand crank, mum and dad experienced a tonne of tech frustrations I would never know. Read More >>