[LMB] OT: Tech marches on

Raymond Collins rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
Sun Dec 12 22:14:37 GMT 2021


There was a RPG game based on Larry Niven's Ringworld series and they had a
chapter on computer systems of Known Space that used bubble memory. I think
one storage unit had about a thousand pages of memory.

On Sun, Dec 12, 2021, 9:16 AM Howard Brazee <howard at brazee.net> wrote:

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> > On Dec 12, 2021, at 7:31 AM, WILLIAM A WENRICH <wawenri at msn.com <mailto:
> wawenri at msn.com>> wrote:
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> > Predicting what technology will be available in X years is pretty much
> impossible. On of my jobs at Sandia was to try to see what was coming.
> > Anyone remember bubble memory?
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> I recently re-read a few Andre Norton books.   In the interstellar
> civilizations, they used tapes to record stuff.
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