Sounds similar to the movie; Johnny Mnemonic (with a twist). Some parts fiction, some parts science.
If you have lived as long as I have, you’ve seen a number of information storage systems come and go: vinyl records, audio tapes, CDs, DVDs, the Cloud, and vinyl records. Their utility has varied, in terms of durability, storage size, bandwidth, and so on. But science is now perfecting what might be the ultimate form of data storage…
In a recent study, researchers managed to fit six files—including a full computer operating system, a 1895 French film, and and an Amazon gift card—into 72,000 DNA strands. Sequencing technology was used to retrieve the information, with no errors.
One of the researchers, Yaniv Erlich, discussed with ResearchGate how DNA could be the perfect data storage system of the future:
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