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Fairfax IT: One small pocketful for mankind

Thanks to Matthew Wright
for this link.

“The tiny computer crams into a package less than 4.5cm high,
7cm wide, and about 6mm thick – about one-tenth the volume of a
PalmPilot hand-held organiser.”

“Pratt assembled his matchbook computer from a 66MHz AMD K6
processor, 16 Mb RAM and 16Mb of Flash read only memory (ROM). The
professor’s Web site (at wearables.stanford.edu) describes the
storage capacity as “big enough to hold a useful amount of RedHat
5.2 Linux including the HTTP (HyperText Transfer Protocol) daemon
that runs the Web server”.

Complete
story
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