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Floppy Disk: 1981-2011

Today is the end of an era. For today Sony announced that it will stop manufacturing its 3.5-inch floppy disk. The company first created this disk in 1981, when nary a soul even owned a computer. Most consider its invention to be revolutionary in the data storage world because it was smaller, easier to use, more durable, and offered more protection from dust or damage than eight- or 5.25-inch disks could

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