This is a draft response to TRAI on their consultation paper on Differential Pricing for Data Services. Please feel free to comment, suggest improvements and most importantly use in part or in whole to send in your comments in support of Differential Pricing for Data Services. (Structure borrowed from the STI campaign) Emails should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org Dear Sir,
Thank you for this Consultation
Paper on Differential Pricing for Data Services; The TRAI should bring in rules that foster
innovation not just in the Internet services Domain, but also in the domain of
Internet access. This will invariably mean to allow a free hand to TSPs to
innovate in distribution and pricing. This would include differential pricing -
especially the practice of “Zero Rating” and other such innovations. I hope the TRAI considers my
answers. Thanking you My answers: Question 1: Should the TSPs be allowed to have differential pricing for
data usage for accessing different websites, applications or pla…
Recently Hitachi unveiled what it claimed was million year storage media. essentially binary encoding micro-etched into a quartz crystal which is readable by a microscope.
There are a couple of problems, the crystal in itself will need to be protected for a million years, and a microscope protected (or invented again).
A truly million (or even a billion) year storage would be a living organism in itself. It propagates itself. DNA is the carrier as well as the information being transmitted.
The more you think about it, the more logical it seems that this is a good solution. The sum of knowledge encoded in our genes and developments in the environment triggering further revelation (insight/genius or whatever).