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How Much Data Can This Hold?

02/21/2016 11:49 AM
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Re: how much data can this hold?

02/21/2016 12:06 PM

Ah yes but where's the 3-D projected hologram of the know-it-all person to explain all that stuff.???

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9t0cOYvOy4M

Please stand by....

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02/21/2016 8:04 PM

"360tb ought to be enough for anyone."

- Bill Nandgates

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04/01/2016 8:15 AM

Nah! Before you know it, that size won't be enough to hold a future Winblows bootloader. S.M.

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02/21/2016 9:00 PM

That's pretty awesome. Not hard to see this technology eventually taking over.

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02/21/2016 9:45 PM

the size of the disk is sooo tiny, next Voyager probe needs one and a reader

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02/21/2016 11:55 PM

That is a fantastic advance,but in a few years it will seem as archaic as an 8 track tape player.

I think DNA will be a future storage media,and probably molecular level memory,and eventually atom level memory.

The problem for future memory storage is the ability to read it as power sources,languages, and software becomes obsolete.

A.C. Clark said he had hundreds of stories saved on floppy discs that he could not read.

What language will be spoken in 1000 years?

If we could fast forward that far,we would not understand anything spoken,unless there was a future scholar that spoke Latin.

Language evolves and changes.

Modern English is very different from Old English from the 1600's.

The Egyptians had the right idea.

A picture is worth 1000 words.

We need to develop a language that will survive that long,and it will probably be picture based.

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02/22/2016 1:07 AM

Yeah probably all emoji's....

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02/22/2016 6:54 AM

I've never thought about it but emojis are pictographs, which makes sense because they come from a region of the world that have writing systems based on pictographs... http://www.kanji.org/kanji/japanese/writing/outline.htm

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02/22/2016 10:08 AM

How much data can it hold? How many angels can dance on the head of a pin?

Anyway, Bayes,

Emotional states are inherently difficult to define using words to begin with. Take it from a person who spent many years as a therapist. The translation of emotional states in text? Even harder to accurately infer. The use of pictograms of universally accepted meaning are not a bad idea. Many times, just on this forum, people read the words and do not understand the emotional intent. They respond to their interpretation of the meaning based on their own emotional reaction or state which may be far different than the existing or intended state/meaning of the writer.

As corny as emojis may seem they do serve a very real need. :-) (old school ascii)

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02/22/2016 10:13 AM

Dude, I just made the connection about the name.

I was confused as to why people were calling what hat for so long been called 'smilies,; after the first one known to be used, :) , but now it makes sense, emoji - EMOtion kanJI. I should have seen it sooner.

Then again, It wasn't enough of an issue for me to actually do any research on the name.

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02/22/2016 3:54 AM

English has never failed me for the expression of any concept that fits into my noodle. Degradation by a constant driving dumbwards is what might cause this world standard to not survive.

Pictograms and molecular data storage both have huge shortcomings.

Back to the original post, bigger is better. C'mon, get in the spirit!

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02/22/2016 9:59 AM

Like this?

We seem to go in circles, don't we? Sailing ships are making a come back. We prefer to text which is like letter writing, only at higher speeds. Don't throw out your old technology - just improve it for the next round.

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02/22/2016 10:39 AM

The evolution of the emoji continues...

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02/22/2016 11:24 AM

We can do better than that. Think of these symbols in GIF. A little animation to help explain things? Definite improvement over the cave drawings.

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04/01/2016 1:06 PM

A fixed emoji can be easily drawn by hand,without any outside power or computing.

A GIF requires resources that may not be available at some future time.

A. Einstein said that WW4 would be fought with sticks and stones.

So far,he has not been proven wrong.

As I previously stated,the Egyptians had the right idea.

What data storage do we have that will survive and be usable in a thousand

years,without the aid of electronics or computers?

Microfiche,maybe;All you need is a light source,perhaps reflected sunlight.

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02/22/2016 12:51 PM

Just when I thought I'd mastered my ABC's

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02/22/2016 10:48 AM

Re: "What language will be spoken in 1000 years?"

I, for one, am glad that I won't be around to find out(!) There are more people than you can shake the proverbial stick at, who are "ready willing and anxious" to help to usher-in the "New World Order" (including 'bama).

The foolish truth is: such people truly believe that they are supporting a "Good Thing", when (in fact) they are totally CLUELESS as to how sinister the concept is.

The answer to your question was stipulated by the "3rd Commandment", HERE (circa 1980). Serious money speaks; "no joke".....

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