blueskys

06 Jun 2019 480 views
 
supporter of
atom rss 1.0 rss 2.0
web browser google del.icio.us digg technorati
| lost password
birth date
cancel
photoblog image Control system,

Control system,

                     of the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Midway, this was about 7ft tall, 1 gig' of memory !.....How things have changed !

Control system,

                     of the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Midway, this was about 7ft tall, 1 gig' of memory !.....How things have changed !

comments (10)

  • Ray
  • Thailand
  • 6 Jun 2019, 01:08
It looks like the core memory that was State Of The Art when I started in the Combuter industry in the 1960's, Frank.
Frank L Croston.: I think that was its age Ray.
Holy cow! Isn't that amazing!
Frank L Croston.: It certainly is Elizabeth.
  • Chris
  • England
  • 6 Jun 2019, 06:15
Blimey this really puts the passage of time in perspective doesn't it Frank. We can now get memory sticks with terabytes of storage..
Frank L Croston.: Indeed Chris, its remarkable.
Toute une époque !
Frank L Croston.: How things have changed Claudine.
I have just bought an SD card for the camera with 128gig of memory!
Frank L Croston.: How many aircraft carriers are you running Bill !? smile
  • Alan
  • United Kingdom
  • 6 Jun 2019, 08:21
I've got a 128GB flash drive that is no bigger than my thumbnail (it's too small; I keep misplacing it!) As you say, how things have changed.
Frank L Croston.: It is amazing, where will it all end Alan....smile
  • Chad
  • Somewhere in deep space
  • 6 Jun 2019, 10:08
It’s very primitive Frank. When I started working for ICL computers in 1978,I witnessed an engineer repairing a large 4k ferrous store unit with a soldering iron.
Frank L Croston.: Its amazing how things have advanced Andrew. I don't miss all those solder burns...
Who could imagine! I have already passed what I thought the ultimate when I was a kid - video phone capability.
Frank L Croston.: I know, all the stuff we do now ( including this ) was science fiction when I was in my teens !
Haven't they just! My first acquaintance with computers was back in 1963 on a study tour of the USA - huge rooms full of tape decks and a CPU with less memory than my mobile phone - by a long way!
This is amazing......the advancement of IT is phenomenal ;-)

Leave a comment

must fill in
[stop comment form]
show
for this photo I'm in a any and all comments icon ShMood©
camera DSC-RX100M2
exposure mode aperture priority
shutterspeed 1/15s
aperture f/9.0
sensitivity ISO3200
focal length 10.4mm
Prairie smoke and flarePrairie smoke an...
The view.....The view.....
Good to be home....Good to be home....

Warning