Thursday, January 9, 2014

5 Megabyte Hard Drive

A 5 megabyte IBM hard disk is loaded into an airplane. It weighed over 1000kg, year 1956.


5 Megabytes! 

People wonder where the jobs have gone. If we bring back 5 MB hard drive that weighs a ton, maybe we could create more jobs. There are 6 people standing around right there while that thing is being loaded onto the plane.

#keen

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