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Windows 7: Photos: 100 years of computing from punched cards to floppy disks

13 Feb 2014   #1
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Photos: 100 years of computing from punched cards to floppy disks

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From punched cards to electromechanical machines - a look inside the IBM museum charting the rise of the company and computing.
Photos: 100 years of computing from punched cards to floppy disks | ZDNet

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This hulking beast is part of series of hard drives codenamed Gulliver.

The first Gulliver-series drive shipped in 1974 with a capacity of 5MB, less than a single high quality MP3 track, while subsequent models could hold 10MB and 14MB.

It used a rotary actuator with one 14-inch disc. It was the first hard drive to ship more than 100,000 units, with 177,000 sold in its lifetime.


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