storage media

From: John Foust <>
Date: Fri Dec 15 20:08:08 2000

At 02:06 PM 12/14/00 -0800, Sellam Ismail wrote:
>On Thu, 14 Dec 2000, Dwight Elvey wrote:
>> I just saw the coolest storage media. It was a 1 gig
>> hard drive that was about 1 square inch and about 1/8
>> inch thick.
>Holy shit. That's amazing. I wonder, given the size, if these are less
>prone to physical crashes than larger drives are?

Yeah, they've been putting hard drives in PCMCIA cards
for a while now. Digital cameras will be much more fun
with HDs in them. Of course, the RAM card makers don't
mind selling CompactFlash and SmartMedia cards.

Digital cameras are getting so incredibly inexpensive,
I'd guess we're about seven years from them being included
in cereal boxes.

- John
Received on Fri Dec 15 2000 - 20:08:08 GMT

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