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Digital savant

Kees Immink, pioneering visionary in digital consumer electronics, discusses the prospects of tapping life's information storage system - DNA - to tackle the looming data storage crisis, and takes a trip through hi-fi history.

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"Today, it takes hours and days to read information stored on a DNA strand, but hopefully soon it will become much easier." - Kees Immink.

AS we go about creating humongous amounts of digital content, we hardly worry about where we will store the data. Running out of internal storage on our phones? No problem; listen to the folks at Google, Apple and Samsung, store everything online for free and access anytime, anywhere.

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