Files such as text, images, sounds and video clips are encoded in “rainbow format” as coloured circles, triangles, squares and so on, and printed as dense graphics on paper at a density of 2.7GB per square inch.
An Indian engineering student has figured out a way to print encoded data on a piece of paper. This sounds pretty cool. Having a sheet of paper with 256 gigs on it isn’t necessarily all that great, but the applications that could come from this are exciting.
Edited to add: All this would be exciting, that is, if it were true. Now posted in the middle of the article I read is this:
Update: But following this article and widespread coverage of the claims, the claimed storage technology has been widely and roundly dismissed as not possible.
Thanks, Cheryl, for pointing that out.