Data Storage in Science Fiction
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Name

Author (Publication Date)

Isaac Asimov (1988)
Stanislaw Lem (1961)
Bruce Sterling (1988)
Brian Herbert (2001)
Larry Niven (1998)
Rob Reid (2012)
Frank Herbert (1965)
Charles Stross (2004)
Robert Heinlein (1951)
Robert Heinlein (1951)
E.E. 'Doc' Smith (1934)
Dan Simmons (1989)
Murray Leinster (1946)
Jack Vance (1954)
Robert Heinlein (1973)

Related Science Fiction in the News

Samsung 840 Evo 1TB Solid-State Drive
'A man or woman could carry AIs or complete planetary dataspheres in a Schrön loop.'- Dan Simmons, 1989.
(re: Dan Simmons, 7/22/2013 )
One Terabyte Thumbdrive - DataTraveler HyperX Predator 3.0
'The Schrön loop was tiny, no larger than my thumbnail, and very expensive.'- Dan Simmons, 1989.
(re: Dan Simmons, 2/2/2013 )
DNA Data Storage Is Robust, Scalable
What knowledge would we seek to pass down the ages, encoded in life's DNA?
(re: Barbara Hambly, 1/25/2013 )
Hybrid Memory Cube Is Speedy And Compact
'One Welton fine-grain memory cube would record all I could say over the next ten years...'- Robert Heinlein, 1973.
(re: Robert Heinlein, 1/19/2013 )
Hitachi Quartz Glass Memory Lasts Forever
'The books were crystals with recorded contents.'- Stanislaw Lem, 1961.
(re: Stanislaw Lem, 9/25/2012 )
DNA As An Archival Storage System
Four grams of DNA theoretically could store the digital data humankind creates in one year. Library of Congress, take note.
(re: Barbara Hambly, 8/18/2012 )
IBM Now Stores 1 Bit On 12 Atoms
Moore's Law still has some life left.
(re: Robert Heinlein, 1/21/2012 )
Cultybraggan Nuclear Bunker Perfect For Data Crypt
Perfect for 'secure, anonymous, unregulated data storage.'
(re: Bruce Sterling, 1/27/2011 )
Google Ebookstore - Great Expectations In The Cloud
A few glitches in the cloud not withstanding, Google's eBookstore is open for business.
(re: Stanislaw Lem, 12/6/2010 )
Flexible Nanowire Data Storage
Interestingly, the creators of this material see it being used concealed in ordinary day-to-day devices.
(re: Frank Herbert, 10/26/2010 )
Terabyte Flash Drive In 2012
Postage-stamp drive also has a fast transfer speed.
(re: Dan Simmons, 2/14/2010 )
Crystals In Gel For Computer Memory
Ah, nothing like curling up at night with a good crystal. A data storage crystal containing tens of thousands of volumes, that is.
(re: Stanislaw Lem, 10/20/2009 )
2 Terabyte Memory Sticks Coming
This is just an announcement of the finalization of the spec - you can't quite buy one yet.
(re: Dan Simmons, 8/7/2009 )
Stanford Writes Nano Letters 35 Bits Per Electron
Can you read the fine print? Imagine a dot matrix printer using drops just 0.3 nanometers in size.
(re: Ridley Scott, 2/17/2009 )
Planetary Hard Drive
Storing information in natural deposits and fields.
(re: Roger Zelazny, 1/29/2009 )
Graphene Memory Arrays Are Stackable, Awesome
Amazing advance could bring storage devices of sfnal capacity even closer.
(re: Dan Simmons, 11/22/2008 )
Eye-Fi Equals SD Memory Card Plus Wi-Fi
Amazing device for its size - it's a memory card... no, it's a network connectivity device... actually, both.
(re: David Brin, 11/14/2007 )
Terabyte Thumb Drives Using Programmable Metallization Cell (PMC) Tech
This advance comes just as manufacturers are reaching the limits of flash memory technology. Whew!
(re: Dan Simmons, 10/28/2007 )
E-Disk Altima 416GB Flash Drive World's Highest Capacity
Seems like you could fit a lot of movies into this - why can't I get this in an iPod?
(re: Dan Simmons, 9/17/2007 )
IBM Stores Information On A Single Molecule
Now that's a small computer system.
(re: Robert Heinlein, 9/10/2007 )
Information Storage In Bacteria DNA Update
If you wanted to make sure that your data survived for thousands of years, where would you put it?
(re: Various, 6/27/2007 )
Microwire Data Storage
Microwires 3 to 5 times thinner than a human hair are being studied as a possible data storage alternative to CD-ROMs. Microwire technology originated in the old Soviet Union; they are now being studied elsewhere.
(re: Robert Heinlein, 3/8/2005 )
Nanowire Memory Cells: Compact Data Storage
Is it possible to achieve data storage rates of 40 Gigabits per square centimeter? Scientists at USC and the NASA Ames Research Center think so - with nanowire.
(re: Frank Herbert, 4/27/2004 )
Lexar 8Gb Compact Flash Memory Doubles The Record
Lexar's new 8Gb Professional Series CompactFlash card doubles the old record of 4Gb (gigabytes) for the largest compact flash memory size.
(re: Dan Simmons, 4/19/2004 )
Toshiba 0.85 Inch Diameter Hard Drive
Guiness World Records announced on March 16th that the Toshiba Drive is the smallest in the world. The 0.85-inch HDDs will start mass production at the end of the year.
(re: Larry Niven, 12/18/2003 )

 

 

 

 

 

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