Month: May 2016

Tech Turns To Biology As Data Storage Needs Explode

Researchers have decoded the genomes of mammoths and a 700,000-year-old horse using DNA fragments extracted from fossils in recent years. DNA clearly persists much longer than the bodies whose genetic codes it carries. IT specialists and engineers have long dreamed…

Optical disc drives are not dead

There is something about obviated technology that just makes it endearing to me. Take the once ubiquitous CD player of old-fashioned laptops and desktops (in the past about a decade ago). It was nearly obsolete by Apple’s MacBook Air and…