Consolidation Of Hard Disk Drive Makers

Wikipedia estimates that over 200 companies were manufacturing hard disk drives at one time or another. Most in that industry who heavily invested in Research and Development has vanished through bankruptcy and acquisition. Today‚Äôs survivors are Seagate, Toshiba and Western Digital. We will try to share few most important details about these companies here onContinue reading “Consolidation Of Hard Disk Drive Makers”

The History of Data Storage

From the dawn of civilization people have sought a way to store information for long amounts of time, ultimately forever. Ancient Egyptians built pyramids with their inside walls covered with hieroglyphics and even had their rulers mummified. Today, in the era of Facebook and Twitter we are experiencing very similar problems on a different level.Continue reading “The History of Data Storage”

Turing machines – Alan Turing

Alan Turing was the first to boldly ask the question of whether machines can think. He left an indelible mark on the foundations of computer science, artificial intelligence, cryptography, and impacted other areas of science. He was openly homosexual in an era in which it was still a punishable offence. Alan Turing, called a discreteContinue reading “Turing machines – Alan Turing”