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And people did use vinyl grammophone records to store computer programs (though more as a gimmick), see for example here about a Commodore 64 program hidden within Prodigal’s 1984 album entitled Electric Eye. There also was the Flexi-disc, a thin square of plastic with a program on it, which could be produced very cheap, and came as part of a computer ...


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I don't think so, and I don't recall reading or hearing about any such data storage technology, although mechanical data storage (in its broadest sense) might have been done using Bakelite. For example, cam-actuated "programmers" that control electrical equipment may may have used Bakelite cams, and this could be considered to be a form of data ...


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