How Big Can Storage Devices Get?

Packing a lot of data into storage devices and systems could require new storage system architectures based upon the premise that you can write or read back any data in the device or system, but you can’t write all the possible data or read all the possible data during the system effective life.

Trump says Tillerson could be tougher, but they have good relationship

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he had a good relationship with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson but that Tillerson could be tougher.

Wales v Republic of Ireland: Wales boss Chris Coleman dismisses leg break grudge

Wales boss Chris Coleman does not expect any lingering bad feeling over Republic of Ireland captain Seamus Coleman’s leg break in Monday’s crunch World Cup qualifier.

World Cup 2018: Boss Gareth Southgate says England lack ‘big players’

England manager Gareth Southgate says his squad does not contain “big players” because of their lack of success in Europe.

Bosnia-Herzegovina 3-4 Belgium

Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini has to be substituted after only 23 minutes of Belgium’s thrilling victory over Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Angry young men

 I used to build bombs in my basement. My friend, a guy who called himself Damage Inc. on the BBSes, built pipe bombs and made a rocket launcher that shot small Estes rockets tipped with razors. We set them off in abandoned fields and fired rockets into trees. We lived in Columbus, Ohio, where there were wide stretches of open field and wide vistas of open time and we were bored and we made and… Read More

Massive explosion at gas station rocks Ghana’s capital Accra – Reuters witness

ACCRA (Reuters) – A gas station in Ghana’s capital Accra exploded on Saturday evening, sending a giant fireball high into the sky above the city as frightened residents fled the scene, a Reuters witness said.

In defense of the Amazon Fire Phone

 The Fire Phone is widely regarded as one of Amazon’s biggest misfires — and rightfully so. After debuting in the top spot of the company’s retail charts, things quickly spun out of control. It’s more than enough to put a company off making phones permanently. But given all that’s happened in the industry in the three and a half years since, maybe it’s time for… Read More