Star Wars' IT Legacy 30 Years Later - R2-D2's Probe = USB Devices and Thumb Drives

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2012-05-28 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Star Wars, which celebrates its 30th anniversary on May 25, gave the IT industry more than a collective hobby and heroes. Many of the technologies introduced in the original 1977 film and its two sequels are now everyday technologies.
 
 
 
R2-D2s hacking arm that seemed to fit into every data outlet on the Death Star later came to be in the form of USB devices and thumb drives.
Star Wars' IT Legacy 30 Years Later - R2-D2's Probe = USB Devices and Thumb Drives
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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