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World’s smallest hard drive

Scientists in the Netherlands have made the world’s smallest hard drive. 

The size of a postage stamp, with dimensions as big as 1cm x 1cm, scientists have been able to create a ten terabyte size drive.  

Still a long way from being put on the market, it is possible the mechanisms of storing data could get smaller again in the future. 

‘Even the inventors of this thing are saying its got implications far beyond data storage,’ Neil Mitchell said on 3AW.

Charlie Brown, Macquarie Tech Expert, discussed the possibilities of the new hard drive and what could be in stall in the future. 

Click PLAY below to hear the full conversation on 3AW Mornings.