Happy Trails

Last Wednesday, December 13th 2006 the world said goodbye to 76 year old Al Shugart, the father of the modern disk drive. Al Shugart founded Seagate Technology and without his contributions many of use would not have 10 thousand songs attached to our hip.

Watch a speech given by Al Shugart entitled Half a Century of Disk Drives and Philosophy: From IBM to Seagate.

“It is important to remember when starting and growing a new company that cash is more important than your mother.” – Al Shugart

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