This Glass Chip Could Store Your Data Forever

Original Article written by Kenneth Rosen.

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What’s bad about technology? It’ll always be out of date. Once you’ve upgraded to the latest, it’s already become obsolete. Maybe there’s hope with Hitachi, the storage and electronics giant, unveiling a glimpse at the future of long-lasting digital storage: glass.
The 2-centimeter by 2-millimeter square of quartz glass can hold 40 megabytes per square inch and is meant to stand the test of time. The thought of losing our digital files — an entire iTunes library — is crushing. The researchers say the material can last almost forever. But the

Original Article written by Kenneth Rosen.

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