Computing fossils: Old tech holding on for dear life

Some ancient technology is still useful -- and some just won't die
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There are a number of obsolete technologies and gadgets that have persisted from slightly less ancient times right down to the current day, though again in greatly diminished numbers and scope. A brief tour through these technological fossils serves as a lesson on the durability of items we sometimes think of as ephemeral.

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