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Memory's Evolution: From Stone Tablets to Electronic Ones

11/14/2013 01:20 PM EST
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David Ashton
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David Ashton   11/16/2013 4:05:03 AM
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....and ferrite core ram....

junko.yoshida
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cool slideshow
junko.yoshida   11/15/2013 7:12:11 PM
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this is a cool slideshow that takes us on the journey of electronics history...

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JeremySCook   11/15/2013 4:42:48 PM
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Mebibit's are bits that you actually own, rather than are owned by the company that you work for...  Seriously though, thanks for pointing this out.

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What are them thar mebibits?
BrainiacV   11/15/2013 3:34:00 PM
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"MT4C1024 one-mebibit dynamic random access memory (DRAM)"

megabit?

And to explain the title, a coworker and I had a 20 minute argument with a hardware manager about the execution of our program. We assured him the program would execute within the 77 millisecond window between interrupts and he argued that our program could not be that fast.

At the end of it he asked, "What are them thar milli-seconds?"

We don't expect the body to be found.

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DrFPGA   11/15/2013 11:03:52 AM
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Seems like mag tape got missed too...

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Demi Hamison   11/15/2013 10:36:39 AM
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This article is great and I know that what we had now had been  great use for everybody especially on the development of this. - Aldo Disorbo

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JeremySCook   11/14/2013 5:40:47 PM
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Yeah, you're probably right.  I had a few other items I decided to get rid of because they didn't really fit in, but a couple substitutes could have been good.

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Michael Dunn   11/14/2013 4:03:48 PM
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I might have filled in a bit between vacuum tube flip-flops and DRAM...  ;-)

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