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Comment: You jest (Score 1) 36

by paiute (#49079993) Attached to: Storing Data In Synthetic Fossils
I thought this was an Onion article for their biochemical edition when I read the headline. DNA is not a place you want to put your information because DNases are everywhere. Anyone who handles this information medium is loaded up with the enzymes designed specifically to degrade them. The only worse idea would be data storage in RNA or maybe wisps of smoke.

Oh, but we are going to encapsulate them. That should do it. Yeah, go for this storage method that you have to synthesize with a rate millions of times slower that digital, that uses a 4 bit code instead of hexidecimal.

Computer Science is merely the post-Turing decline in formal systems theory.

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