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This Week in IT History: Disc-ography

What can you do with 5MB? Today, not much except load up one song or video file. Yet, it's all they had to work with at Chrysler this week back in 1956, to store information on the carmaker's parts inventory system. They stored it all on an IBM RAMAC 305, the first computer to use disk storage. More interesting factoids in this week's IT Webgems segment on Redmond Radio. Listen now!

Posted by Michael Domingo on 09/16/2010 at 11:59 AM

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