Throw Back Thursday – Old School Computing

old computer1UW owned this computer in the 1970s called a Xerox Sigma 7. It had 0.5 megabytes of memory and ran at a little less than 0.5 MIPS. Just for comparison, the average file size now for a picture is 3.3 megabytes.  If you have a 10 GB smartphone, that has more than 20,000 times the storage, and you can fit it in your pocket.

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