Thursday, September 28, 2006

80 Years of a Magazine on a Hard Drive? It’s the Talk of the Town - New York Times

 Sign of the times -- $299 for all of The New Yorker content since 1925, along with a handy 80-gigabyte carrying case...

If E. B. White and Joseph Mitchell had known that their essays would end up on metal platters spinning at 5,400 r.p.m., they would probably have asked for a bit more per word. Their writing — along with articles by hundreds of other contributors to The New Yorker — is now collected on one 3-by-5-inch portable hard drive.

Source: 80 Years of a Magazine on a Hard Drive? It’s the Talk of the Town - New York Times

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