After I left the power plant and went to work for Dell on August 20, 2001, I wrote letters back to my friends at the plant letting them know how things were going. This is the thirty fourth letter I wrote. Keep in mind that at the time when I originally penned this letter I didn’t intend on it being posted online (Boy. Times have changed).
05/17/2002 – Big Drives
Do you remember the 20 MB hard drive I had on my first 8088 computer? Then 200 MBs, Then 2 GBs (Gigabytes), Then 20 GB? At home I have an 80 GB hard drive. Well. Anyway. At Dell and Wal-Mart, and probably at OG&E, they are using drives that are Terabytes large.
Now. To understand a Terabyte, it is 1000 Gigabytes. A Megabyte is one million. A Gigabyte is one Billion. A Terabyte is one Trillion!!! — We have…
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