I think back to the days of my old 8-bit NES console and when games came on cartridges. There were definitely advantages of the medium, in that you never had to worry about scratched discs, and they loaded instantly.
I used to stick Post-It notes on our refrigerator door, cabinet, mirror, computer monitor, and possibly a hundred other different locations when I wanted to leave a note for my sister on those occasions that I would be sleeping by the time she got home and she would still be in bed when I would be leaving for work.
Retro gamers, here’s a great way to take notes, while at the same time playing a round of Tetris. These sticky notes come in Tetris-inspired shapes, letting you create puzzles as you write. Although I’m not sure completing a row of these actually makes them disappear from your wall.
I remember my first 3.5-inch disk. It was a copy of MacPaint on the original Mac 128k, and it was so amazing compared to the 5.25 and 8-inch floppies of my youth. Eventually, I had boxes and boxes of the little hard-shelled floppies, each one with various and sundry Mac wares (and WareZ) loaded on them, and some cryptic description scrawled on the label.
Flash drives are really useful for managing data, particularly if you’re moving files around between computers, but sometimes you just need to scribble something down. On paper. But how often is a notepad around when you need one?