Have you ever wondered how a hard drive works? [Video]

How a hard drive works

The wonders of technology, most of us know what they are supposed to do, but have you ever wonder how do they work? In this video Bill Hammack (a.k.a The Engineer Guy) engineer and professor of the University of Illinois-Urbana, came out again with an awesome new video called Hard Drive Teardown in which explain us in great detail, with graphics and narration, how a hard drive works and all its important parts. Plus he also explain briefly the mathematical technique use to allow engineers to increase the capacity of hard drives.

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Mauro Huculak is a Windows How-To Expert who started Pureinfotech in 2010 as an independent online publication. He has also been a Windows Central contributor for nearly a decade. Mauro has over 14 years of experience writing comprehensive guides and creating professional videos about Windows and software, including Android and Linux. Before becoming a technology writer, he was an IT administrator for seven years. In total, Mauro has over 20 years of combined experience in technology. Throughout his career, he achieved different professional certifications from Microsoft (MSCA), Cisco (CCNP), VMware (VCP), and CompTIA (A+ and Network+), and he has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP for many years. You can follow him on X (Twitter), YouTube, LinkedIn and About.me. Email him at [email protected].