[FoRK] 1TB for $500 and change

Joseph S. Barrera III joe at barrera.org
Tue May 18 09:58:21 PDT 2004


Gregory Alan Bolcer wrote:

>  Or bubbles. What ever happened to them? They promised it was going
>  to be the leading memory technology.

I remember around 1980 reading full-page ads in the newspaper from
Intel promoting bubble memory. I remember thinking, God damn, this
is going to be a cool decade. This and the 8086 -- 16 bits in a micro!
With a built-in multiply instruction!

- Joe
-- 
How bright are the fires of thought
In a chain of command
How bright is the medical torch
When it is put in our hand



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