The 50th Anniversary Of The Hard Drive, How Far Have We Come?

Posted on Friday, Oct 13 2006 @ 08:19 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
The TechZone looks at how far storage has come in 50 years.

In observance of the hard drive's 50th anniversary, we cajoled our kids into visiting the computer museum in San Jose. Seemed like an interesting way to get them to understand the technology that has impregnated their lives. We unplugged our son's MP3 player white earbuds. Made him leave his PSP at home. Turned off our daughter's cellphone…no IMing.

Check it out over here.


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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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