<div dir="ltr">I don't know how they marketed that thing.  5,000,000 characters - that's about 1,000,000 words - that's about 4,000 pages - or eight 500 page books.   That thing was much much larger than a bookshelf which could hold a lot more data than that.</div>

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<br><br><div class="gmail_quote">On Mon, Nov 25, 2013 at 9:45 AM, Nick Smith <span dir="ltr"><<a href="mailto:nick@nicksmith.us" target="_blank">nick@nicksmith.us</a>></span> wrote:<br><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex">

<div dir="ltr">Saw this last week and thought it was pretty interesting...<div><br></div><div><a href="http://telstarlogistics.typepad.com/telstarlogistics/2010/01/on-air-freight-and-old-hard-disk-drives.html" target="_blank">http://telstarlogistics.typepad.com/telstarlogistics/2010/01/on-air-freight-and-old-hard-disk-drives.html</a><br>


</div><div><br></div><div>Thats a whole 5 megs.....and much bigger.....</div></div><div class="gmail_extra"><br><br><div class="gmail_quote"><div><div class="h5">On Mon, Nov 25, 2013 at 10:37 AM, Ed King <span dir="ltr"><<a href="mailto:chevyiinova@bellsouth.net" target="_blank">chevyiinova@bellsouth.net</a>></span> wrote:<br>


</div></div><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex"><div><div class="h5"><div><div style="font-size:10pt;font-family:times new roman,new york,times,serif"><span><span>John may remember this beast.  <br>


<br></span><a href="http://s318813070.onlinehome.us/tech/bigun.jpg" target="_blank">http://s318813070.onlinehome.us/tech/bigun.jpg</a><br><br>thats a 10 meg (yes, meg) drive from a 1984 Texas Instrument 990 system, with a modern 3.5 drive sitting on top, for size comparison<br>


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