On Tuesday 12 September 2006 20:22, Carsten Koch wrote:
> Guido Fiala wrote:
> > Sounds like the core computer of the USS-Enterprise -
> > How many Terra-Quads are this? ;-)
> Actually, according to
> the Enterprise D has a mere 630.000 Kiloquads.
In the book "The computers of Star Trek" one quad is assumed to relate to "one
quadrillion bytes" - that is 1e18 bytes or 1 Million Terrabytes...
I wonder why their PADDS (used for nothing more than a sophisticated
ebook-reader) will need 4 Million Terrabytes of Storage when they can access
the core anyway at any time...not even Data can read data that fast ;-)
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