Items tagged with Millennial Disc

Have you ever wondered just how amazing it would be to store your data on an optical disc for 1,000 years? Probably not, considering a) it's not remotely possible right now and 2) that's an awful lot longer than even the best lifespan you could ever hope for. But on the other hand, it sure would make the act of opening time capsules a lot more interesting, wouldn't it? Well, assuming those still on Earth a thousand years from now can find a so-called "optical drive" on whatever has replaced "eBay."Believe it or not, we're being told that technology is on the way soon that will allow us to store data on optical discs for a full millennium. And we're not even talking about next year--we're talking... Read more...