What’s bad about technology? It’ll always be out of date. Once you’ve upgraded to the latest, it’s already become obsolete. Maybe there’s hope with Hitachi, the storage and electronics giant, unveiling a glimpse at the future of long-lasting digital storage: glass. The 2-centimeter by 2-millimeter square of quartz glass can hold 40 megabytes per square inch and is meant to stand the test of time. The thought of losing our digital files — an entire iTunes library — is crushing. Read the full story at Mashable.
This Glass Chip Could Store Your Data Forever
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).