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2008-09-08 12:00:17

IBM Research (NYSE: IBM) today announced an entirely new way to preserve digital information, so it can be read decades after it was created despite future changes in digital formats.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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