Photo of the day

by Gene on Jun. 10th, 2011

A 1956 computer hard drive. 5 megabytes -- about what you get on a thumb drive -- and weighing one ton.

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bryan kennedy's picture

This reminds me of the book I'm reading right now: The Soul of A New Machine: Tracy Kidder

A great story detailing the development of a new computer in the 70s. Reminds me of how much we take for granted in terms of digital technology these days.

posted on Thu, 06/16/2011 - 12:20pm
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Anonymous says:

Nice book! I have read it multiple times just because I liked it!

posted on Thu, 06/16/2011 - 12:39pm

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