However I must say that there is a small factual correction to be made to the article. Glass doesn't last forever. Glass is a liquid, albeit a very viscous one. Anyone who has seen the curvature on old windows knows what I mean – Glass sags with time, and this will cause deformations to the stored data patterns, causing the storage mechanism to fail. But it certainly will be able to store data for longer than my lifespan.
This Small Piece of Glass Stores Data Forever
When you order food to your apartment from your phone while on public transit on the way to said apartment, it’s readily apparent that we’re living in some kind of sci-fi future. We may not have flyin…