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|"Article mentions 200 atoms being the smallest reasonable bit... even at that, are you ready for a 150TB thumb drive?"
(Dewtey 1/22/2012 5:57:08 PM)
|"I'm not sure where you are getting that; the researcher in the video shows an image of just 12 atoms and describes it as a 'stable unit'."
(Bill Christensen 1/22/2012 6:55:06 PM)
|"And yes, I am totally ready for a 150TB thumb drive! Not to mention other equally science-fictional forms of data storage."
(Bill Christensen 1/22/2012 6:55:43 PM)
|"Sorry, another article I read, from PopSci said the 150-200 atom limit would be 'room temperature stable', the 12 atom bit is at cryogenic temps."
(dewtey 1/24/2012 6:28:09 PM)
|"Thanks, I'll remember to keep my new thumbdrive in my tank of liquid nitrogen ;-)"
(Bill Christensen 1/25/2012 9:36:56 AM)
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