A long time ago, when computers still used floppy disks, there was a need to duplicate the contents of these floppies. Amiga X-Copy was one of the most well known disk copying programs for the Commodore Amiga series of computers, with countless users all across the world.
by Rob Rosenberger with Ross Greenberg
>A number of myths have popped up recently about the threat of computer “viruses”. There are myths about how widespread they are, how dangerous they are, and even myths about what a computer virus really is. We’d like the facts to be known.
PITTSBURGH—A multi-institutional team of new-media artists, computer experts, and museum professionals have discovered a dozen previously unknown experiments by Andy Warhol (BFA, 1949) on aging floppy disks from 1985.
FLOPPY DRIVE RENDITION
>A floppy-drive rendition of Still Alive, by Jonathan Coulton from the hit game Portal.
The code for both the Arduino and Java application are available here: https://github.com/SammyIAm/Moppy
The UI isn’t great, so I apologize in advance if it gets in the way of your attempts to use the software. Anyone out there good at Java UIs, feel free to contribute a decent one ;).
Tutorial video here: