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SXSW 2020

Data Storage - How DNA Mastered it First

Every cell in our body contains over 1GB of data which technically means that we are walking data storage machines holding over 150 Zettabytes of data! Data storage needs are at exponential growth with the increase of IoT devices and the increase of data collection. Almost everything is producing data. Understanding how nature has mastered data storage can help us innovate data storage of the future. The secrets of data storage have been right under our nose the entire time.

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Sara Hall, Data Scientist, Valkyrie

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  • Event: SXSW
  • Format: Focus15
  • Track: Tech Industry & Enterprise
  • Track 2
  • Level: Intermediate
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