2 Mar 2009

Data Rot

Posted by khk

I still have a few stacks of punch cards at my mother’s house, while cleaning out my office last week, I found a 5 1/4″ floppy disk, and then of course, I have a ton of negatives and slides…

CBS has posted David Pogue’s report about how our data dies because we either can no longer access it or because the original media used to store data is falling apart.

Watch CBS Videos Online

Let’s see how long it takes until we no longer have a Flash player that can play that video.

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