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Comment: Re:Obligatory Joke (Score 2) 59

by OhSoLaMeow (#48879571) Attached to: The Untold Story of the Invention of the Game Cartridge

We'd probably have records with twenty parallel grooves and reading heads with 40 or more needles.

I'm an old fart. I worked on a Burroughs B3500 back in the 70s. The "Disk Module" was a 10MB cabinet about 4 ft by 4ft by 2ft. It had 4 platters and there was one head per track. Seek time was non-existent but rotational delay was a bitch.

The herd instinct among economists makes sheep look like independent thinkers.