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Data Storage

Submission + - "Rainbow Technology" allows storing data o

Corrado writes: "According to an article in ArabNews it is now possible to store massive amounts of information on a plain sheet of paper. Using what they describe as "Rainbow Technology" you can stuff 256GB of data on a standard A4 sheet of paper. They are also developing special mini-scanners that could fit in a laptop and read this data.

It looks like a really big and weird barcode to me, but if it pans out you could store several DVD's on a small SD Card sized medium. Hmmm... I wonder what the access & seek times are..."

The more data I punch in this card, the lighter it becomes, and the lower the mailing cost. -- S. Kelly-Bootle, "The Devil's DP Dictionary"

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