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Date: Sun Feb 27 13:22:22 2005

plastic and tiny holes are punched into it which obviously are a lot more
stable then the tiny magnets of a platter and just like the old punch cards
or paper tape the system reads the opens and closes as 1's and 0's to read
the data. Now this is a mechanical process so you would like it would be
slow, be apparently in this micro-scale its super fast. To "erase" the
data the field is heated up until liquid and cools to a smooth surface
again... this is just a rough overview and not 100% accurate accounting of
the technology.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Gene Ehrich" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, June 14, 2002 9:52 AM
Subject: Re: New IBM system stores 25 times as much data as hard drives

> At 08:33 AM 6/11/02 -0700, you wrote:
> >The technology is being compared to
> >punch cards.
> What does that mean?
Received on Sun Feb 27 2005 - 13:22:22 GMT

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