[OT] MRAM, spintronics, the future

Michael Rueger m.rueger at acm.org
Wed Feb 12 09:21:43 UTC 2003

Marcus Denker wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 11, 2003 at 05:29:25PM +0100, goran.hultgren at bluefish.se wrote:

> Yes, MRAM is interesting. But: The things you want can be done today.
> You don't need static memory to do a persistent object store: Just
> add enough batery-power to allow saving the contents of the ram on the
> disk in case of power-failure. 

Some of the HP (desktop) computers in the early eighties had a fly wheel 
that was used to generate just enough power to achieve this. That's 
engineering ;-)


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