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Leap Seconds and the rotational inertia of billions of platters

Do spinning HDDs generally all spin in the same direction?

The Earth might suddenly accelerate into a Leap Second (of unexpectedly opposite to most-common direction) as a hundred billion spinning platters are all turned off for the last time.

;-)

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