The History of Computing as Told by Pixelated Dancing Scientists (and Jim Guthrie)

You might think the history of personal computing » 9/27/08 8:00pm 9/27/08 8:00pm is way too complex to explain in under four minutes. But Canadian animators Superbrothers teamed up with singer-songwriter and all-around awesome dude Jim Guthrie to create this amazing music video that'll prove you wrong. The story: two heavily-pixelated scientists…

Punch Cards to Laserdisc: History of Computer Storage in Pics

Over at Royal Pingdom there's a fascinating little picture history of computer storage from the year dot nearly up to the present day. Who knew that hard disks were once the size of a small car? Not me, though I remember being surprised when finding an 8-inch floppy disk in an old science workstation once. And… » 4/08/08 4:30pm 4/08/08 4:30pm