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Part of This story took me back, with the knowledge that the discussion on storage is feasible today. I like being who I am, but the thought of possibly being able to store all of my processing elements within a chip/drive/diamond, makes me hopeful for a longer future. I have no intention on leaving this life just yet and completely welcome ways to preserve or extend it. This is the quote linked to Slashdot, that got me initially excited:

10Tb is an interesting number. That’s a megabit for every second in a year, there are roughly 10 million seconds per year. That’s enough to store a live DivX video stream, compressed a lot relative to a DVD, but the same overall resolution, of everything I look at for a year, including time I spend sleeping, or in the bathroom. Realistically, with multiplexing, it puts three or four video channels and a sound channel and other telemetry, a heart monitor, say, a running GPS/Galileo location signal, everything I type and every mouse event I send, onto that chip, while I’m awake. All the time. It’s a life log; replay it and you’ve got a journal file for my life. Ten euros a year in 2027, or maybe a thousand euros a year in 2017. (Cheaper if we use those pesky rotating hard disks, it’s actually about five thousand euros if we want to do this right now.)

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