optical media http://wmot.org en Burriss on Media: Archived Media http://wmot.org/post/burriss-media-archived-media <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (BURRISS)&nbsp; --&nbsp; How many of you still have, and use, 8-track tapes? What about 5-and-a-quarter-inch floppy discs? Zip drives? Perhaps a more important question is, what did you do when those media forms fell out of favor and you had to start using a new format? Did you convert your old media or buy all new?<br /><br /> But now we have to ask, &ldquo;how stable are new media formats?&rdquo; Ask a dozen people about the stability of optical discs or USB drives, and you&rsquo;ll get a dozen different answers. Even the experts are divided on the question. Fri, 13 Jul 2012 10:32:43 +0000 Dr. Larry Burriss 13160 at http://wmot.org Burriss on Media: Archived Media