Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com’s founder, is involved with Danny Hillis to create a 10,000 year clock which will tick once a year at the turn of the century. Once a millennia, the cuckoo will appear. The clock is being built inside a mountain in Texas.
The world's first hard drive was 68 inches high, 60 inches long and 29 inches deep. It was developed by IBM, could store 5 MB of data and was only available on a lease basis with the 305 RAMAC computer. [more...]