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A recent study has revealed which kinds of tech have stood the test of time – in terms of recognition, if not use.

Source: BBC Future

Date: August 20th, 2018

Link (to a gallery of 10 items): http://www.bbc.com/future/gallery/20180816-do-you-recognise-these-obsolete-technologies

Discussion

1) “More than five billion floppy disks were sold per year worldwide at their peak in the mid-1990s” – why is it important, or is it not important, to know the history of things?

2) Some of these items have been simply replaced by digital versions.  Why is this an important development?

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