I just posted a comment about the new technologies not being really new. And then proceeded to read the comments.
OMG. Are we a bunch of morons? And by we, I mean YOU.
First. Really?? Discussing whether we will deplet the helium in the atmosphere? Making helium from hydrogen explosions? "Need makes the way", really, what next, turning plumb into gold?
And second. Solid state, guys!! The problem with hard drives are not air, or dust or whatever. It is MOVING PARTS! All problems developed by hard-drives boil down to broken or degraded moving parts, dead motors, desync between parts. Access times can't go down because of the needs of mechanical access to 0s and 1s. Wobbling and vibrations are unavoidable.
This forum reminds me of people arguing how many angels can stand on a pinhead.
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