DNA Storage: Life as Knowledge

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500 KB double sided double density mini floppies, 3×5 hard disks, flash drives, usb drives, magnetic tape, removable hard drives…oh, the many and the fallen! History, littered with the remains of digital storage devices. College kids today have never seen a floppy disk. For them it’s flash drives: lipstick-tube sized devices left in a computer, […]

Micro-Manufacturing: A Revolution Begins

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Social manufacturing is upon us, and it has transformed manufacturing from macro-factories to micro-factories.  The new Google DRIVE  will be a part of it, since only robust and readily accessible Cloud Storage makes it possible.  Manufacturing no longer requires great smoking urban factories filled with laborers in coveralls.  In the new era of micro-manufacturing and […]