woot for breakthroughs! (in Off-topic)

Admindudemus [jabberwocky] May 22 2009 3:59 PM EDT

gold disc technology! : )

three4thsforsaken May 22 2009 4:26 PM EDT

sounds expensive D:

Admindudemus [jabberwocky] May 22 2009 4:29 PM EDT

considering how many fewer disks could be used along with it being nanoparticles i am not sure it would have to be.

AdminTal Destra [C and S Forgery Lmtd.] May 22 2009 4:29 PM EDT

"If brought to market, one disc (Gold Ray?) could hold up to 300 movies or a quarter of a million songs."

Wow, just wow.

QBRanger May 22 2009 4:30 PM EDT

Something with that storage capacity would certainly put a lot of people out of business.

Admindudemus [jabberwocky] May 22 2009 4:31 PM EDT

yep, my first thought was that a jukebox with just one of these discs would be awesome in your local beer joint!

AdminShade May 22 2009 4:32 PM EDT

Indeed, recent discoveries have made a storage possible which is 500 times larger than current blue ray discs...

it would take about 2 to 4 years before it would be available on a commercial scale though.

Goodbye Full High Definition, welcome Quadra High Definition :D

three4thsforsaken May 22 2009 4:38 PM EDT

wow, I think I accidentally stepped into my TV.

AdminTitan [The Sky Forge] May 22 2009 4:41 PM EDT

LOL 3/4.

Cube May 22 2009 6:55 PM EDT

... This makes the fact that I'm juwst starting work with gold nanoparticles suddenly seem a lot more interesting.

PearsonTritonRaveshaw May 22 2009 8:06 PM EDT

"If brought to market, one disc (Gold Ray?) could hold up to 300 movies or a quarter of a million songs."

My question is: What's the quality and length on said movies and songs?

QBsutekh137 May 23 2009 12:12 AM EDT

R'shaw, since it is being discussed in the context of Blu-Ray, I assume that quality would remain. So, terse article aside, this looks like it would be at least an order of magnitude type of thing.

The news does seem sparse and "pop", however. We'll see how it pans out...
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