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As long as I'm bashing "aerial"
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B***@BillTurlock.com
2017-08-03 22:35:00 UTC
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See chart:

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2017/08/ibm-and-sony-cram-up-to-330tb-into-tiny-tape-cartridge/

http://tinyurl.com/ybm9nerl

s/b Areal
Whiskers
2017-08-04 11:31:02 UTC
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Post by B***@BillTurlock.com
https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2017/08/ibm-and-sony-cram-up-to-330tb-into-tiny-tape-cartridge/
http://tinyurl.com/ybm9nerl
s/b Areal
A misprint of a superfluous word.

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 (gcide)
Areal A"re*al, a. [Cf. L. arealis, fr. area.] Of or pertaining to an
area; as, areal interstices (the areas or spaces inclosed by the
reticulate vessels of leaves). [1913 Webster]

The body text has the right spelling, but the sense of the sentence
wouldn't change if the word were omitted entirely.

To achieve such a dramatic increase in areal density, [...]

So IBM and Sony are still using tape recorders. Who knew?
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