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Functional hard drives have already been built in Minecraft

22
Aug
2014

Minecraft players have taken a huge step towards building a functional computer inside the game by creating a critical computer component: A hard drive that can actually store data. In fact CNET reports that two such hard drives have already been created by two distinct players, including one that can store 1KB of data and a slightly bigger one that can store 4KB of data. Sure, these virtual contraptions can’t match the capacity of actual hard drive – or at least not until someone finds the time to create such huge Minecraft creations – but they prove that the same logic that applies in real life can be used in a popular virtual world to create computers. For power, which is required for any

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