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A promotional film that IBM made in the 1950s looks at the creation of the first hard disk drive and is a retro video throwback to tech innovation and marketing of the time reminding us how far we’ve come and of artifacts from our own data recovery archives.

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Throwback: Creating the First Hard Disk Drive at IBM
Stranger Data – the Stranger Things We See in the Lab for Recovery

30 May 2022

Stranger Data – the Stranger Things We See in the Lab for Recovery

At CBL we’ve seen odd hard drives, and some stranger things, too.

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Behind the Big Data: Revealing Our Galaxy's Black Hole

18 May 2022

Behind the Big Data: Revealing Our Galaxy's Black Hole

Astronomers from the Event Horizon Telescope project revealed the first-ever image of the black hole that sits at the center of our galaxy known as Sagittarius A*. It was produced using observation data collected from the network of telescopes situated around the globe. How much data must you compute to get an image of an object that’s 27,000 light-years away, is 4 millions times more massive than our Sun, from a network of telescopes that make a dish the size of the Earth?

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A New Hope for Your Lost Data

4 May 2022

A New Hope for Your Lost Data

May The 4th Be With You

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Sounds Like Something Is Wrong...

14 April 2022

Sounds Like Something Is Wrong...

Hard drive making weird noises suddenly? Watch a clip from the recovery lab and you be the judge.

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Stories From The Lab: Hospital RAID Array ER Recovery

18 March 2022

Stories From The Lab: Hospital RAID Array ER Recovery

Listen to a short story from the CBL lab: a hospital RAID crashes and IT department calls in the CBL data recovery experts. We also discuss the rising data protection challenges in healthcare IT.

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