The part of this article that I found most interesting was the possibility of DNA as the physical medium for long-term data storage. It’s guaranteed never to become obsolete, after all: we’ll continue to have readers as long as we remain human. And it’s a rather stable molecule for all its complexity of information.
Originally shared by Ars Technica
George Church stores 20 millions of copies of his book in a drop of DNA: http://www.colbertnation.com/the-colbert-report-videos/419824/october-04-2012/george-church
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