Bits Stored on a Single Molecule Could Lead to Petabyte SSDs

If there's one fact of computing life, it's that there's never enough damn storage, and if you think it's bad now, just wait 'til you're downloading 4K movies. Still, research is at least keeping up, and now scientists can store bits of information on single molecules—which could pave the way for petabyte SSDs. »7/11/12 8:33am7/11/12 8:33am

Death of the Disc: Physical Media Extinct by 2010?

Our own Adam Frucci, also of Sci Fi Tech fame, pokes fun at the arrogance and naïveté of purveyors of physical disc formats with a eulogy he magically delivers from the year 2010. He sets the stage with a little background about how President Obama has personally cured cancer and AIDS, there's a colony on the moon,… »12/08/06 11:40am12/08/06 11:40am