Will your images last 300 million Years?

The debate over which storage medium will keep your data the longest seems on its way to being moot. CDs? DVDs? Hard drives? Magnetic tape? Nope.

How about a two millimeter thick piece of quartz glass? Calling it “semi-perpetual” Hitachi claims that your data would survive for nearly 300 million years.

Far out, eh?

(Check out the article at Scientific American.)

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