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i know their just bacteria but dosent this kinda seem like we are enslaving them?
We've been doing that for ages.

Yogurt and cheese.
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post #22 of 31
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We've been doing that for ages.

Yogurt and cheese.
*plug a block of cheese in the computer*
over 9000 terabytes!!!!!
post #23 of 31
oh yah

wow i feel dumb now haha
post #24 of 31
So it kind of sounds like they're taking the approach that if its off the network and unreadable its safe; okay so while we wait for this to be ready, lets just take all of our sensitive information make sure theres only one copy put it on a hard drive and encase it in concrete then put it in a vault
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If you can store and retrieve data from something that it can't be unhackable. Bacteria in a fridge is protected against electrical failures? That's funny. I could have sworn fridges use electricity. If I really wanted a non-connected way to store data so it couldn't be hacked I would just turn off and unplug my data server. The only thing cool about this is the way it is set up so that it saves massive amounts of energy and space.
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post #26 of 31
While interesting, storing information in bacteria in a fridge is no different from storing info on a HDD that you remove from a computer.

Plus, the HDD is prolly cheaper and won't die on you within your lifetime.

I imagine they're storing the info in something similar to DNA, so what happens if the strand mutates? Total data corruption [as the artificial strand won't have any way to fix it's self]. And what about the bacteria multiplying?
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So where do I find a bacteria SATA cable?
    
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Well I was kidding, as for divulging information what if we threaten it? On a side note why can't we pull encrypted info from bacteria? Cold boot attack? Freeze their little wieners off!
Ahahah.

I wonder what would happen if one of these little suckers could/would infect us.
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Ahahah.

I wonder what would happen if one of these little suckers could/would infect us.
Watch the show Chuck?
    
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cool, what are the read speeds?
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