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Micropolis

A manufacturer of disk drives that was known for its high-quality products. Founded in 1976 and based in Chatsworth, CA, it produced its first floppy drive in 1977 and its first hard drive in 1981. Acquired by Singapore Technologies in 1996, Micropolis closed its doors in 1997.
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(401) See Micropolis GPL License Notice, MICROPOLIS (Feb.
Asi antes que buscar la metropolis, la estrategia espontanea consiste en reducir en la practica la metropolis a Micropolis (Garcia Canclini, 1997; Lindon, 2010): se habita en grandes ciudades, pero las experiencias cotidianas se delimitan a pequenos territorios de la proximidad.
(1986): "Alteration des micropolis d'usage: quelques experiences complementaires", Early Man News, 9/10/11, pp.
Los imaginarios urbanos pueden referir a la ciudad como un todo, a lo urbano como un modo de vida o tambien a distintos fragmentos de la ciudad, a esas micropolis (Garcia Canclini, 1997) en las cuales despliegan su cotidianidad buena parte de los habitantes de las grandes ciudades.
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The section's first essay, Steve Jones' "Understanding micropolis and compunity," examines how online networks affect concepts of community.
In the following year, disk array products were introduced by an additional seven companies: 1776, Atlantic Microsystems, Core International, Ford/Higgins, Maximum Strategy, Thinking Machines, and Micropolis, a disk drive manufacturer.
Visitors to Micropolis, a theme park and museum dedicated to famous French entomologist Jean-Henri Casimir Fabre (1823--1914), can see the world through an insect's perspective, thanks to architect Bruno Decaris and cinematographer Francois Confino.
COMM., CITIES WITHIN CITIES: BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS AND THE EMERGENCE OF THE MICROPOLIS 12 (1995) [hereinafter CITIES WITHIN CITIES] (noting that "BID assessment bills are mailed annually by [the Department of Finance] to property owners").