1990s: here's a full video game compressed onto a 1.44MB floppy. System requirements: 386SX-20, 2MB RAM, 5MB hard drive space, 640x480 VGA.

2022: We want to display an animated GIF in a web browser. System requirements: 3.0GHz quad-core machine, 8GB RAM, 3D video card with 1GB VRAM.

It's really frustrating and stupid that we've allowed "just throw hardware at it" to prevail over actual software engineering.

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