The history of computer data storage, in pictures

Picture of an 8'' Floppy DiskNowadays we are used to having hundreds of gigabytes of storage capacity in our computers. Even tiny MP3 players and other handheld devices usually have several gigabytes of storage. This was pure science fiction only a few decades ago.

Here is an interesting walk through memory lane, the journey to massive information storage.  I remember eight-inch floppies and laserdisc players very well.

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Author: David Warlick

David Warlick has been an educator for the past 40+ years. He continues to do some writing, but is mostly seeking his next intersect between play, passion and purpose, dabbling in photography, drone videography and music production.