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The Real Reason America Controls Its Nukes with Ancient Floppy Disks

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A 1970s-era 8-inch floppy disk lies underneath a ZX Microdrive from the 1980s and an SDHC card from the 21st century.

Credit: David Smith / Flickr

America's nuclear arsenal depends on a surprising relic of the 1970s that few of us may recall: the humble floppy disk.

From The Washington Post
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