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

Jul 26, 11:10 am

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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Apollo Moon-Landing Tapes Expected to Fetch Over a Million in Auction

Jul 16, 11:07 am

Apollo Moon-Landing Tapes Expected to Fetch Over a Million in Auction

Three reels of moon-Landing tapes that were bought by an intern 43 years ago for a couple hundred dollars could fetch $1 million at an auction this week.

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Black Hole: It Takes Big Data to See The Big Picture

Apr 11, 01:32 pm

Black Hole: It Takes Big Data to See The Big Picture

The first-ever image of a black hole was revealed to the world by an international team of researchers from the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) project in a culmination of years of work, astronomy and computer science feats. How much data must you compute to get an image of something that’s 55 million light-years away, has a mass 6.5 billion times that of our own sun, from a network of 8 telescopes that combine to make a dish the size of the Earth?

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CBL Pictures: #10YearChallenge

Jan 25, 11:44 am

CBL Pictures: #10YearChallenge

Have you seen the social trend popping up the last few weeks using the hashtag #10yearchallenge? We liked seeing these and thought as we completed our 25th year recovering data we surely could also get involved with our own spin. Some of our followers online showed interest in learning more about exactly what was shown in the photo so here’s an expanded breakdown.

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Throwback: Gallery of Vintage Computers

Jan 24, 11:19 am

Throwback: Gallery of Vintage Computers

#Throwback Photographer Mark Richards’ tribute to vintage computers of the past ‘Core Memory’ features gems like this old DEC hard drive, and yes, an Apple Macintosh (Happy 35th birthday)

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