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Fun fact: GPS uses 10 bits to store the week. That means it runs out... oh heck – April 6, 2019

MrBanana

Re: GPS is not this day and age

I suspect they were talking about magnetic core memory. It would have been 24,000 tiny magnetic rings strung on a mesh of set and sense wires. Each ring/core can store 1-bit of data. http://www.ricomputermuseum.org/Home/interesting_computer_items/magnetic-core-memory

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