Reply to post: An exabyte in the space of a sugarcube...

Picture this: An exabyte of cat pix in the space of a sugar cube of DNA

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An exabyte in the space of a sugarcube...

but for reading out you need a lot of supplies to run the polymerase chain reaction and those will not be reusable. Add up the total volume or supplies required for writing and reading data, it'll look a lot less efficient. (As in many orders of magnitude less efficient.)

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