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- The original PlayStation game console (1994) was revolution thanks in part to its CD drive that could read data at an astonishing 0.3 MB/s. In 2020, the PlayStation 5 came out with 5 GB/s of disk bandwidth, so over 15,000 more bandwidth than the original PlayStation.
- The Samsung S10+ phone can be purchased with 1 TB of storage. It is enough storage to record everything you hear in daily life for ten years or to store everything you see for several weeks. It is relatively easy to buy a 4 TB SSD for your PC, but difficult to go much higher.
- Drones are used to keep Europeans in check during the COVID 19 pandemics, they take people’s temperature and issue fines.
- In the state of New York, people can get married legally by videoconference.
- Virtually all kids and college students have taken online classes in 2020 in the developed world. It is now a widely held view (though not uncontested) that the future of colleges is online.
- UCLA researchers have achieved widespread rejuvenation in old mice through blood plasma dilution, a relatively simple process, they plan to conduct clinical trials in human beings “soon”. (Other reference.)