Linked by Intuition on Thu 9th Mar 2017 23:24 UTC

The fundamental components of computers are becoming small enough that they are pressing against the boundaries of the familiar world of Newtonian physics. And nowhere is the scale and precision of operation on better display than in hard disk drives, where a trillion bits may fit in a square inch. But IBM has outdone them all by reading and writing data to a single atom.

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Entrusting your precious data to Ho bits
by Nico57 on Mon 13th Mar 2017 22:46 UTC
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Looks like this story came out a few weeks too soon.

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