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originally posted by: Tiamat384
a reply to: LifeisGrand
Oh lord a religious person...believe in your dogma but do not insult others for being logical and not believing.
originally posted by: JDmOKI
a reply to: Klassified
I've always thought human history goes back far further then we actually know.
I'm sure a few natural or even unnatural events caused a restart for human civilization
originally posted by: DexterRiley
a reply to: Phantom423
That's interesting. I'd not heard of Alder's razor before. However, I have to ask, in light of that Dr. Alder's axiom, how does one experimentally or observationally prove abiogenesis?
This is how you do it: You get up at 5 am, put on your lab gear, go into the lab, design experiments around your question - any question including abiogenesis - and you start to work. Work! What a concept!
originally posted by: Rocker2013
While this is a massive breakthrough and will definitely lead to amazing things, there's still a lot of work to be done before this becomes a valid method of information storage and it's unlikely to reach a consumer for decades. The data storage unit itself might be small, and a great way to store data in a facility for centuries of archival, the machinery and process needed to achieve this is unlikely to be small enough to make it practical, at least not for many years of further development.
This won't be anything like sticking an SD card in your camera. It seem this is a method requiring vast amounts of equipment to store static data (ie, not dynamically writing created data on the fly).
It's great, but quantum computing is still going to be leading the way and probably making a much larger impact on our lives.
Just my opinion.