In the beginning was paper.
4.5 megabytes of data in 62500 punch cards, 1955
132 MB on floppies on the right. 128 GB flash drive on the left.
“This CD-ROM can hold more information than all the paper that’s here below me”
– Bill Gates,1994
8 GB memory resting on 64 magnetic cores that hold 8 bytes.
10 years = 3 orders of magnitude.
Kingston™ is now planning to release a HyperX 1 TB thumb drive.
Are we on track to replicate “Ms Fnd in a Lbry“? Only time will tell.
The Old Wolf has spoken.