Reply to post: Re: We build a basic RAM registry out of a FESTO pneumatic kit...

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Re: We build a basic RAM registry out of a FESTO pneumatic kit...

"We then did a napkin math to find out how many kits would we need to emulate 1GB of RAM... and I don't think FESTO produced enough didactic kits to do that.

Did you calculate the floor area required as well?"

How about the effect on local air pressure in changing between all 0s and all 1s?

"As the night continues, rapid fluctuations in air pressure will bring in a series of warm and cold fronts, as some geek tries to unzip a ISO CD image.

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