Storage technology

Although storage is not uniquely an activity of humans, humans are particularly good at developing technologies for storing things. These things range from storing of food/energy, information. Being able to store foods externally would have been a significant advantage particularly when food supplies are intermittent or scarce. 


A water tank is a storage technology for water. It may need specific technological techniques for building and ways to access it. image: R.Conan-Davies 

Some typical forms of storage include:

  • Data storage (Books)
  • Energy storage (Batteries, Fuel, food)