Latest News for: Kilobyte


Tim Woodward: ‘A life in a few kilobytes’

Idaho Press-Tribune 08 Mar 2020
Scientists would disagree, but time doesn’t always pass at the same speed. Anyone who has had to sit through a boring meeting can tell you that it seems to take forever, while a two-week vacation flashes by all too soon ... .

Microsoft has Windows 1.0 retrogasm: Remember when Windows ran in kilobytes, not gigabytes?

The Register 03 Jul 2019
Redmond fires up the Delorean and heads back to simpler times Strange things are afoot within the hallowed halls of Redmond, as Microsoft's Twitter account went decidedly retro this week ... .

A look at IBM S/360 core memory: In the 1960s, 128 kilobytes weighed 610 pounds

BitRSS 15 Apr 2019
I recently received a vintage core memory array, part of an IBM System/360 mainframe computer. These arrays were used in a 128-kilobyte core memory system that filled a large cabinet weighing 610 pounds.1 This article explains how core memory worked, how ... .

These Amazing Browser Games Are 13 Kilobytes Or Less In Size

Kotaku 07 Oct 2018
There's nothing like insane constraints to bring out the best in people! Take the recent js13kGames competition, where developers were given a month to whip up a browser game no bigger than 13KB. Here are some of the cooler ones... and they will surprise you ... .
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