Sunday, October 25, 2009


There is a pretty rare computer for sale on eBay, its called the KIM-1. Here is a brief quote from Wikipedia "The KIM-1, short for Keyboard Input Monitor, was a small 6502-based microcomputer kit developed and produced by MOS Technology, Inc. and launched in 1975. It was very successful in terms of that period, due to its low price (following from the inexpensive 6502) and easy-access expandability."

Saturday, October 3, 2009

Data Storage, Data Backup and Storage Virtualization: Walking Through 50 Years of Hard Disk Drive History

eWeek reports: "IDEMA, the International Disk Drive and Materials Association, hosted its annual DISKCON conference in Santa Clara, Calif., Sept. 23 and 24. Included as a bonus on the show floor was a literal walk down memory lane for older engineers. This was a display of history-making hard drives, staged by longtime industry analyst and consultant Jim Porter"