The Very Very Very Small Blue strikes again - Perfochips!!!
- Recently I found following research conducted by Nanotechnology
division of IBM.
It seems that IBM had decided that the next great thing is "a new
idea is in fact a well forgotten one" :) While perfocards have their
place in some museums, following link aims for newest fabs:
By using a matrix of nano-perforators, this project makes a rewritable
storage with capacity of .5 Gbyte on an area of 9 mm^2. And they are
threatening with even further data density in near future.
The media is said to be able to withstand 100000 cycles of writes and
reads. I guess that after that Heisenberg principle will make the plot