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Mazda G-Vectoring Control: Software tweak makes you (think you’re) a better driver

An ingenious new Mazda technology called G-Vectoring Control emulates race-car driver weight-transfer techniques to make road-going cars driven by mere mortals handle better and make passengers feel more comfortable.The driver and passengers will subconsciously believe the car handles better (it actually does) and the driver is a better driver (possibly).

Backblaze vets 8TB drives, releases updated hard drive reliability data

Backblaze vets 8TB drives, releases updated hard drive reliability data While SSDs have made marked inroads into the hard drive market thanks to a rapidly diminishing cost-per-bit, hard drives still reign supreme as the most cost-effective method of storing data.5PB of data from a set of Storage Pods built with 2TB HGST hard drives to a set of Seagate 8TB drives, quadrupling the amount of storage available per-pod.

Who makes the most reliable hard drives?

Who makes the most reliable hard drives? For the last few years, Backblaze has released quarterly reports on its hard drive reliability and replacement rates.Over the last three months, Backblaze has swapped out 3,500 2TB HGST and Western Digital hard drives for 2,400 Seagate 8GB drives.