68: The Treacherous World of Magnetic Flux

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We're kicking off 2021 with a trip back to... 1985? Yes, we sat down with a vintage episode of the Computer Chronicles to reflect on the hard disk's momentous arrival on the personal computing scene. Join us as we take a look back at drives measured in the whopping tens of megabytes, Winchester drives, XTs and ATs, the Mac HyperDrive, the ancient precursor to the Zip drive, beige boxes, and business suits galore.

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Here's the Computer Chronicles episode we're discussing this week, S03E16 from 1985:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PBsKakmW0fs

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