According to the tweet below, this is what a 5MB hard drive looked like back in 1956. Yes; it was larger than most household deep freezers of today.
5 megabyte IBM hard drive loaded into airplane in 1956. Weighed over 1000kg and cost $160,000. pic.twitter.com/LhOaLjqT1e
— Calestous Juma (@calestous) January 9, 2014
5MB. You guys carry 4TB external hard drives around in your handbags and backpacks these days; don’t you? Technology has come a long way.
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