Wednesday, November 10, 2004

The New York Times > Technology > Even Digital Memories Can Fade

An interesting article about the fragility of our digital 'memories', and how quickly storage mediums become obsolete. I particularly liked the line "And if a CD is scratched, Mr. Hite said, it can become unusable. Unlike, say, faded but readable ink on paper, the instant a digital file becomes corrupted, or starts to degrade, it is indecipherable."

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