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2010-05-19 06:35:00

European researchers on Tuesday made their way into a top secret bunker in the Swiss Alps and deposited a "digital genome" that will provide the blueprint for future generations to read data stored using obsolete technology. The researchers, escorted by husky security guards dressed in black, carried a time capsule through a web of tunnels and five security checkpoints to a vault deep beneath the slopes of ski resort Gstaad. The capsule contains the key to unlock defunct digital formats and...


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.