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(07-15-2013, 01:19 AM)ai_vin Wrote: [ -> ]

While this is certainly interesting in its own right, I see that this technology has a shelf life of *only* a million years or so. For really long-term archival data storage, I would prefer Hitachi's system, announced last September ( ) that can store data for hundreds of millions of years and, as an added bonus, is independent of any particular operating system (it can be read with a suitable microscope).