‘In September 1956 IBM launched the 305 RAMAC, the first ‘SUPER’ computer with a hard disk drive (HDD). The HDD weighed over a ton and stored 5 MB of data.’ 

What was your first computing experience?

Texomatube via Retronaught (Thanks @Atul)

Screen Shot 2011 12 26 at 18.38.18 This is what a 5MB hard drive looked like in 1956 (note: required a forklift).