Re: [OT] Incredible world-wide transportation network
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On 07/15/08 17:11, Hugo Vanwoerkom wrote:
> Ron Johnson wrote:
>> Last Wednesday, I bought two WD6400AAKS drives from NewEgg.
>> They were manufactured in Thailand only 21 days ago. They couldn't
>> have been sitting in NE's warehouse very long...
> About $90 each. But 640GB each what a world are you going to store on
Can't say. "Some organization" might sue me.
> And also amazing is the cost/GB. I remember when at IBM a 125MB
> disk was a super deal...
Stunning, isn't it? At my first programming job, 40M was cavernous.
Many versions of source code and all sorts of data files barely
made a dent in it...
Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA USA
"Kittens give Morbo gas. In lighter news, the city of New New
York is doomed."
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