ACS opens Sydney office: photos

ACS opens Sydney office: photos

Summary: New South Wales Minister for Finance and Services Greg Pearce last night opened Australian Computer Society's new offices in Sydney, which also showcased computers through the ages.

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  • (Credit: Josh Taylor/ZDNet Australia)

    Hard discs from 1971 to 2009.

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    According to the Australian Computer Museum Society, costs for storage have reduced from $100 per megabyte in 1971 to 0.5 cents per megabyte today.

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    This removable disc platter from 1971 could hold 200 megabytes in total.

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