Tape

Cosma / Communication / Media / Storage / Electronic / Tape

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Introduction1

Encyclopedia

Magnetic tape is a medium for magnetic recording generally consisting of a thin magnetizable coating on a long and narrow strip of plastic, and nearly all recording tape is of this type, whether used for recording audio or video or for computer data storage. — Wikipedia

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Innovation

Technology

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Preservation

History

Valdemar Poulsen (Lemelson-MIT)
Valdemar Poulsen (Encyclopædia Britannica)

History of Magnetic Recording (BBC)
Fifty Years of Storage Innovation (IBM)
Electrical Recording (Engineering and Technology History Wiki)

The Punched Card Tabulator (IBM)
Punched Cards: From Math to Data (Computer History Museum)
Punched Card (Wikipedia)

Punched Tape (Wikipedia)

Paper data storage (Wikipedia)
Computerphile (YouTube Channel)

Museum

Museum of Obsolete Objects (YouTube Channel)

Phantom’s Reel To Reel Tape Recorder OnLine Museum

Library

Library of Congress # TK5984 Magnetic tapes (UPenn Online Books)

WorldCat, Library of Congress, UPenn Online Books, Open Library

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Participation

Education

OER Commons: Open Educational Resources

Community

Book

ISBNdb

Government

Document

USA.gov

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Expression

Music

Future

returntotop

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Related

Here are links to pages about closely related subjects.

Media

Function Communications Computation Storage Creation Simulation
Analog Mail Device Paper Type, Print Automaton
Electronic Network Calculator Tape Record Elektro
Digital Internet Computer
Hardware Modem Microprocessor Memory Peripheral Robot, XR
Software Service (Web) Program (OS, SS) Database Application AI, VW

Format Multimedia (Video, Animation) Image (Object) Scent, Flavor, Audio (Text) Haptic, “Other

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Notes

1.   The resources on this page are are organized by a classification scheme developed exclusively for Cosma.