Month: May 2013

Can data storage ever reach an absolute limit?

James Pitt, Harvard Undergraduate HEB Yes. The maximum amount of data you can cram into a given space is the Bekenstein bound. So what does this translate to? Well, the E is actually mass-energy. But assuming your storage device is…

Fun fact: once upon a time there was a Yahoo DVD player

CNET Well do you want look at this? Isn’t that a sight for sore eyes? Forget Yahoo the web portal, forget Yahoo the e-mail service, forget Yahoo the company that just bought Tumblr: in 2005 there was a Yahoo DVD…