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  • DNA for data storage

    DNA for data storage PUBLISHED: 14:36 19 October 2018 | UPDATED: 14:36 19 October 2018 Author Start Mike Scialom Author End Cambridge technology set to replace servers Article Start Richard Hammond is head of synthetic biology at Cambridge Consultants Cambridge Consultants has been busy innovating in exciting new fields. The Science Park-based specialist technology firm this week revealed a partnership with Boston-based CATALOG Technologies to encode data in DNA. CATALOG has created the technology – it means the contents of…

  • This Is America’s Hottest Job – Bloomberg

     This Is America’s Hottest Job   Murray Webb had been a lackluster student more interested in sports than schoolwork while attending a small Virginia college. Then he transferred to Kennesaw State University in suburban Atlanta to pursue a master’s degree in applied statistics and landed four job offers upon graduation. Webb, 33, now earns $160,000 a year targeting health-care customers for hospitals and says he is approached weekly by companies and recruiters seeking data scientists. Webb is part of a…

  • Making data storage personal with #MemoriesInDNA

    A new UW project seeks to immortalize these moments in one of the smallest mediums imaginable: DNA. Partnered with Microsoft and Twist Bioscience, the UW #MemoriesInDNA Project team has set out to convert 10,000 images provided by technology users into genetic code. They will become a biological flash drive of sorts, encoded into strands of DNA for efficient data storage. Snapshots can be of anything: a day at the beach, a fleeting moment that caught you off guard, maybe even…

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