Way OT: storage media

From: Fred Cisin <cisin_at_xenosoft.com>
Date: Thu Dec 14 15:07:36 2000

> > I just saw the coolest storage media. It was a 1 gig
> > hard drive that was about 1 square inch and about 1/8
On Thu, 14 Dec 2000, John Allain wrote:
> (Way OT)
> The amazing thing is that I don't think any PDA's
> currently support it. (DigiCams, CompactFlash,Do.)
> P.S. That microdisk is an IBM product <g>.

I've seen a Pocket Pc using it for holding movies!

> I go around spouting this sometimes:
> "IBM used to send out its salesmen with little 1/24
> models of their Mainframe installations to do site
> planning on the desktop first before bringing in the
> actual HW. With Moore's Law and the progress of
> miniaturization, you could Build a system that big
> now that actually works."
> Only with more power.

You might want to consider not minitaurizing the keyboards and display
quite that much.

And punch cards that size would be difficult to handle.
Received on Thu Dec 14 2000 - 15:07:36 GMT

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