Western Digital Blog – 7.8.20
You know how we’re always told to do the right thing? Well, that applies to engineering innovation too. When we set out to design a new generation of storage enclosures, there were two top priorities in improving design. One was to improve the cooling – electronics are more reliable and run happiest when they are not too hot. The other was to reduce the amount of vibration impacting the drives – today’s extreme capacity hard drives pack a lot of bits onto platters, which requires higher precision and it can be a challenge to keep read/write heads on track.
Source: Reducing the Hidden Costs of Storage
Western Digital Blog – 6.29.20 (6.25.20)
As 5G rolls out across the world, it will offer the next generation of mobile connectivity experience powered by a dramatic increase in speed and low latency. It will also open up possibilities for new mobile, gaming, health, edge and industrial applications – with a lot of hype and expectation. While we tend to associate 5G’s impact on our own personal devices, like phones and tablets, one of the areas where we’ll likely see the most significant impact will be automotive.
Source: 3 Ways 5G will Enhance Automotive Safety
Western Digital Blog – 6.24.20 (6.22.20)
June is definitely a month for pride. Yes, because of the Pride celebrations held worldwide. But even more, due to the significant LGBTQ+ milestones achieved during this month over the years. The Stonewall Uprising for LGBTQ+ rights in Manhattan happened in June 1969. In 2013, strides were made for same-sex marriage. In 2015, same-sex marriage was fully legalized in the U.S.
Source: Sharing Pride and Celebrating Equality
Western Digital Blog – 5.19.20 (5.14.20)
In our previous blog post, we asked a middle school, high school, and community college teacher to share their experiences and best practices teaching their students using remote learning. Now, we turn our attention from students studying to students graduating. As Vice President of Global Infrastructure and IT Operations, my insights stem from leading teams that have live-streamed global town halls to thousands of viewers around the world.
Source: Virtual Graduation Dos and Don’ts – A Checklist from Our IT Experts
Western Digital Blog – 5.12.20
5G could make content and media more immersive and responsive than ever through higher bandwidth and lower latency. These changes could enable 8K video streaming, accelerated mobile gaming, and a host of other applications. In this article, I’ll cover four key trends that the next wave of 5G devices might make possible.
Source: 4 Ways 5G Could Radically Alter How We Consume Content