Google on hard drive failures

Chuck Guzis cclist at sydex.com
Fri Feb 23 15:45:13 CST 2007


On 23 Feb 2007 at 15:23, der Mouse wrote:


> Of course, they're not much good for backups (which is where this
> started), unless you have *really* small amounts of data to back up,
> but yes, we as a species can create artifacts that last many centuries;
> we know this because we have artifacts that have already lasted many
> centuries.

Heck, we've "manufactured" artifacts that will last for a hundred 
thousand years or more.  Just google "Yucca Mountain".

Cheers,
Chuck



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