IT House News on June 18. According to Tomshardware, the music album can now be stored for a long time for future generations for human (or alien) entertainment. Long -term data storage experiments are jointly launched by Microsoft Project Silica and the Norwegian government.
The concept of being known as the global music library is to retain our culture for the future, in case the end of the world is from the end of the world or the loss of human beings. For this lofty goal, ordinary CDs or flash memory drivers filled with MP3 can no longer be satisfied. Instead, it needs to be used in hundreds of or even thousands of years. Microsoft Project Silica projects can store data in the glass plate, and the potential service life can reach thousands of years.
The global music library is a project parallel to the global seed library. The latter protects the seeds of trees and plants today to prepare from time to time to prevent agriculture in case of rebuilding agriculture. The vault is located on the Norwegian territory in the Arctic Circle on the Island of Bergen. It lacks structural activities and is permanently frozen, even if the polar ice sheet melts, it is enough to maintain dryness. Even if the worst happens, it will not thaw for at least 200 years. For safety reasons, the main arch roof is built in the 120M sandstone mountain, and it is said that its security system is very powerful. As of June 2021, the seed library has preserved 108,1026 different crop samples.
Music will be stored in the special library of the same mountain used in the seed library. The glass used is an inert material with a shape of 75 mm (3 inches) and 2 mm (less than 1/8 inches) thick. The laser encodes the data in the glass by creating a three -dimensional nano -grating grating and a deformation layer. The machine learning algorithm reads data by decoding polarized light through the image and pattern generated by glass. Quartz glass plates can completely resist electromagnetic pulse and the most challenging environmental conditions. It can be baked, boiled, washed, and immersed in water without damaging the data written into the glass. It is assumed that the test for thousands of years to save music is underway.
The retention method of the music library has been determined, but the content form is also important. The Global Music Library has therefore launched the ARV project to collect music expression methods from all over the world for celebration and protection.