[Tig] Digital data storage (was something else)
Wed Mar 9 19:58:43 GMT 2005
On 2005-03-09 at 11:12, Martin Euredjian (ecinema at pacbell.net) wrote:
> Today: STORE ON FILM. STORE ON FILM. STORE ON FILM.
> Digital: NOT NOW!!! NO, NO, NO.
> When: In 5 to 25 years. It depends.
> Why: Because a technology must surface that clearly justifies it.
> Which: Possibly MEMS (from other statements made in post)
Martin your ideas are illuminating and make sense. I think almost any
new (e.g. MEMS) storage technology will have to stand the test of time,
and that test may not be final for many years, I can't make an estimate
myself of when. I think we all hope for a storage medium that will be
universally readable in perpetuity. For now, as you say, it's still
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