Computers . . . they just blow my mind! I worked at Apple Computer (2/86 – 6/94) and saw so many innovations, but my mouth routinely drops open at what I have seen happening in the industry since then. I can have a lovely conversation with a friend in Wales while sitting in the doctor’s office waiting room – and that’s just one tiny piece. You all know what I am talking about.
F’rinstance, these are two drives that we have used. The red one is a few years old and ably provided 320 GB of space. That seemed like infinity to me at the time.
The blue one is brand new and is capable of storing TWO TERABYTES of information. Six+ times as much storage space in a smaller footprint!
Okay, terabyte – what does that actually mean? I thought I understood how huge an amount that really is – until I looked at this page:
I’m not greedy – I’ll go for the Brontobyte! ;->