[JPL] Happy 50th, Hard Drive

Dr. Jazz drjazz at drjazz.com
Mon Sep 11 15:55:22 EDT 2006

The first computer with a hard drive, the IBM 350 RAMAC (Random Access 
Method of Accounting and Control)--officially announced on Sept. 13, 
1956--weighed 1 ton and stored 5MB of data on 50 spinning platters, 24 
inches in diameter.

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