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HP’s History of the Floppy Disk credits Apple II for format’s popularity

Hewlett-Packard has published a well-written article by Steven Vaughan-Nichols called The History of the Floppy Disk.  Vaughan-Nichols goes all the way back to the format’s invention by IBM engineer David L. Noble, who was assigned by Alan Shugart to develop, “a reliable and inexpensive system for loading microcode into the IBM System/370 mainframes using a […]