Why the PDF Is Secretly the World's Most Important File Format
The story of the PDF, the file format that’s become one of the internet’s defining information tools. It’ll be with us after we’re long gone.
A Floppy You Couldn’t Copy: When the Zip Disk Ran Into the Click of Death
The hardware company Iomega pulled off a neat trick with its Zip disk: It was proprietary, but popular. But it was a bad thing when things started clicking.