Speed now & then

Fred Cisin cisin at xenosoft.com
Tue Apr 17 21:18:33 CDT 2018

> On 4/16/2018 9:48 AM, Chuck Guzis via cctalk wrote:
>> Back in the day, I often fantasized at what I would do if I had a
>> processor 10 times faster than the 70s supercomputer I was using.
>> Little did I suspect that I'd be using the processing power 40-some
>> years later to watch TV.
On Tue, 17 Apr 2018, ben via cctalk wrote:
> And most likely the same TV from the 1970's
> and MOVIES from the 80's. YES LUKE I AM YOUR FATHER.
> How ever today it waiting for some server to to send
> megabytes of data a second not how many numbers you can crunch.

Twilight Zone, The Prisoner, Outer Limits, One Step Beyond, Doctor Who, . 
. .
in MP4 form, thousands of movies and TV episodes will fit on a 2TB drive.
I am anxiously awaiting higher capacity thin 2.5" SATA.
(yes, the 2TB drive is getting full)
High speed is handy for Handbrake.

"Hyperland"!  (1990 (PRE WWW)  Douglas Adams, Ted Nelson, Tom Baker about 
the future of the internet.  I have created a subtitles/captions SRT file 
for it!)

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