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15 of these old IBM harddrives are needed to save a DP2Q RAW

The picture below clarifies very well how far digital technology has come since its beginnings. The huge device, which is elevated by a forklift and loaded into the airplane, is an IBM Model 350 Disk Storage Unit from 1956. It consisted of fifty 24” metal plates, which scaled more than a ton and could be ...