Musical Floppy Drives – Computerphile

Computerphile

Published on May 24, 2013

Floppy disk drives make sweet music, well, tuneful noises anyway. You might have seen them on YouTube before, but how do they work? Now you can find out!

Featuring Alex Pinkney from the University of Nottingham’s Department of Computer Science.

Alex originally saw these videos:

http://www.youtube.com/user/Sammy1Am
http://www.youtube.com/user/MrSolidSn…

The code, written by Sammy1Am is available online here:
http://github.com/SammyIAm/Moppy/

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Video by Sean Riley.

Computerphile is a sister project to Brady Haran’s Numberphile. See the full list of Brady’s video projects at:http://periodicvideos.blogspot.co.uk/…

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