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(New Scientist)   Cassette tape drives are coming back. No word yet on the Commodore 64   (newscientist.com) divider line 9
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2012-10-19 11:29:16 PM  
2 votes:
Behold the glory of the first PC I used in school!

upload.wikimedia.org
2012-10-20 04:44:01 AM  
1 votes:
holy shiat bags, what memories seeing the old commie brings back.

/Spy Hunter
//Wizard
///Space Taxi
////on and on and on and on...
2012-10-20 04:13:49 AM  
1 votes:
www.thehouseofgames.net
2012-10-19 11:45:30 PM  
1 votes:
prototypes that can store 35 terabytes of data - or about 35 million books' worth of information - on a cartridge that measures just 10 centimetres by 10 cm by 2 cm.

Just for nostalgia's sake, I'd make the bastards look exactly like ye olde cassette tappe.
2012-10-19 11:28:24 PM  
1 votes:
Current projections by the trade body Information Storage Industry Consortium show that although hard drives will be able to store 3 terabytes a piece in a decade's time, that still amounts to at least 120,000 drives a year.

I'm guessing they mean per platter or something, right? Otherwise, maybe they should get someone to go check out Newegg.
2012-10-19 11:24:25 PM  
1 votes:
Tape backups never went out of use.
2012-10-19 11:22:42 PM  
1 votes:
i291.photobucket.com


EatenTheSun: I would play the shiat out of some Micro League Baseball right now.


I spent whole weekends programming in current teams..... Like all 30 (or I guess 26 back then!) and playing the whole season concurrent with the real season going on..... A few times, it was very, very similar

RedPhoenix122: EatenTheSun: I would play the shiat out of some Micro League Baseball right now.

I'll see your Micro League Baseball and raise you Archon.


My buddy used to kick my ass (for real) because of my prowess with that unicorn firing its horn.....

/cool stories. bro
2012-10-19 11:13:38 PM  
1 votes:
Boy, I can't wait for 2022 when hard drive capacity reaches 3 terabytes!
2012-10-19 10:08:12 PM  
1 votes:
I still have a double cassette deck. I'm going to be the world's greatest pirate.
 
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