So I have about 13 dead IDE hard drives. Any ideas what use I can make of them?

I've used one as a paper weight to hold down my network switch 👍.


@adamsdesk I'm presuming these don't have significant storage (or even work?)

I've made coasters out of decommissioned hard disk platters in the past. Some of which (in theory) still have potentially sensitive data on them.

· · Web · 1 · 0 · 0

@saramg The drives are dead. I thought of coasters but than thought not overly practical with a hole in the middle unless I some how filled that. Thanks for the suggestion and to think of the potential sensitive data.

Sign in to participate in the conversation
Mastodon for Tech Folks

This Mastodon instance is for people interested in technology. Discussions aren't limited to technology, because tech folks shouldn't be limited to technology either!