Theiling Online    Sitemap    Conlang Mailing List HQ   

Re: orthography and pronunciation

From:Padraic Brown <pbrown@...>
Date:Thursday, April 12, 2001, 17:18
On Thu, 12 Apr 2001, Andreas Johansson wrote:

>PPS Somebody suggested that the ultimate method for perserving information >is to encode it into the junk-DNA of some bacterium. As the bacterium >multiplies the information is multiplied, and the inevitable slow corruption >of the DNA won't mean much since you'll be able to reconstruct the original >very faithfully if you've got a decent number of bacteria to reconstruct >from.
And the ability to extract and reconstruct the data! All the smart bacteria in the world won't do any good if all you've got left to work with are simple tools and rag-tag society. Padraic.


Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>