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Interactive video lesson plan for: Apple 2 Floppy Disk Codes - Computerphile

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Steve Wozniak got creative with the Apple ][ floppy drive, creating a system that used less complicated hardware and was cheaper, accomplishing much in software instead. Dr Steve Bagley explains.

The graphic showing where sector holes were read is incorrect. Sector hole was seen where Dr Bagley showed. Earlier 8 inch floppy disks had different standards for hard sector disks, some at the hub, some near the outside of the disk- which is what the graphic was trying to illustrate.

Rob Miles on Game Playing AI: https://youtu.be/5oXyibEgJr0
Musical Floppy Drives: https://youtu.be/C3dU5u4xXaY
Magnetic Media (Floppies and Tapes): https://youtu.be/cWKo_dMUw7M


This video was filmed and edited by Sean Riley.

Computer Science at the University of Nottingham: http://bit.ly/nottscomputer

Computerphile is a sister project to Brady Haran's Numberphile. More at http://www.bradyharan.com

Tagged under: computers,computerphile,computer,science,apple,apple 2,apple ][,Floppy Disk,computer science,university nottingham,dr steve bagley

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