Windows Rant

Jordon Bedwell jordon at
Mon Jul 12 00:03:48 UTC 2010

On 7/11/2010 6:57 PM, Calcpage wrote:
> There were hdds then but no PCs yet. I saw such a hdd on a mainframe  
> at Cornell in 1979.  It was made of coke, idk how expensive it was and  
> idk if it held even 1 MB!
> A. Jorge Garcia
> Applied Math & CS
> Baldwin SHS & Nassau CC
> Sent from my iPod

The worlds first hard drive or what we would even closely consider a
"modern" hard drive dates back to 1956 at IBM. It was a 50 disk magnetic
storage system that could store a whopping 5MB of data, surprisingly it
spun at 1200RPM too.

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