(all dollars are 2014 US dollars)
The first Model T cost $21,000 in 1908;
by 1957, a Chevy Bel Air cost $17,000;
today, a Chevy Malibu costs $22,000.
Sold in 1947, the first microwave cost $53,000;
by 1983, that cost was reduced to $1,200;
See the huge cylinder that guy’s pointing at?
That’s what 3.5MB looked like fifty years ago.
Modern $5 thumb drives are 1/2000 that size and hold 2000-times more information.
Imagine what a terabyte will look like in a decade.