coondoggie writes: "Sandia National Laboratories said today it has completed over 90% of what it calls the largest fiber optical local area network in the world. $15 million fiber optic network project could save $20 million over five years through energy and equipment savings" Link to Original Source
If a 6600 used paper tape instead of core memory, it would use up tape
at about 30 miles/second.
-- Grishman, Assembly Language Programming