Our electronic lives are based around a piece of electronics that most of us take for granted until it stops working. That’s the hard drive that stores all the data that we base our music around.
The hard drive is an extremely complex piece of gear both electronically and mechanically though, and just how much so goes under-appreciated. Here’s a video from hard disc maker Seagate that explains how it works in detail.
The next time you handle your drive, think about what you viewed and I bet you’ll handle it more carefully.