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Re: Bridges to the past; links to the future
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- Subject: Re: Bridges to the past; links to the future
- From: "J.S.FARLEY" <J.S.Farley@lib.hull.ac.uk>
- Date: Mon, 12 May 1997 12:58:42 +0100
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On Mon, 12 May 1997, Jack C. Thompson wrote:
> Luis mentions the possibility of data storage at the atomic level, and that
> will come. At that level (and, indeed, at the chip level today) cosmic
> rays are a problem. No easy answers; only choices.
I believe that Xerox have taken out a patent on a data storage system
which stores the information on the lattice structure of a diamond. Wow!
we can scratch windows with Shakespere :)
Would cosmic rays affect these as well?
Anybody who wants to restore their sanity after this debate should read
the short story by Philip K Dick called "The Preserving Machine"