The moment folks look at this project, they get both nostalgic and confused at the same time. It is, almost, what it appears to be: a floppy disk shaped item (“the save icon” to the young ones) with a color display showing what files are contained within.
With classic floppies, we always wanted to know which files were on a disk – this shows the files rather than having a paper label.
This project is a functional storage device with a display. It is a solid state device with 8MB of storage transferable via USB. You can store your files in style and have an interesting item to show your friends and colleagues (and confuse the kids).
The project gets inspiration from design from last century (“The 19A0s”), documented by folks like Boing Boing, Reddit, Disney Loki and Dana Sibera.
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