Computer technology has changed so much since the “stone age” of personal computing (circa mid-1970s).
Back then our mass storage options consisted of cassette tapes that were slower than ice melting and 8 inch floppy disks that held just a few kilobytes of data each.
What’s more, those floppy drives and floppy disks were very expensive!
Today we have hard drives than can hold several terabytes of data and solid state drives (SSDs) that can swap data in and out of a computer’s RAM at breathtaking speeds. [Read more…]