Thought for the month

“It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to be the most anxious for its welfare.” Edmund Burke, politician (1729 – 97).

Thursday, 4 October 2012

Glass never forgets

If you want to store some data for a few hundred million years then Hitachi may have the answer. The company has a method of storing data in binary form by creating dots inside a sheet of quartz glass. glass.  The prototype glass devices currently have four layers of  dots, can hold 40 megabytes per square inch and can endure fires, floods and tsunamis. Dell compatible?

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