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Over at AITS: The Medium Controls the Present: Is It Too Late to Stop a Digital Dark Age?

“He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past.” ― George Orwell, 1984

Google Vice President Vint Cerf recently turned some heads at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in San Jose, warning the attending scientists that the digitization of the artifacts of civilization may… 79 more words


Digital Dark Age Vs. Electronic Enlightenment

Digital preservation has been highlighted as an issue in the media over the last couple of weeks, after Vint Cerf, Google Vice-President and “Father of the Internet” said we are about to enter a ‘digital Dark Age’ … 792 more words

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Remembrance of Technology Past

Robert Frost said there is something that does not love a wall that wants it down. It seems to me that it is not so much hating the wall as loving the remnants of what is was. 213 more words

Se avecina una era oscura tecnológica según Vint Cerf

El vicepresidente del Google, Vint Cerf ha mandado una advertencia a todos los amantes de guardar datos de forma electrónica: imprima sus datos o corren el riesgo de perderlos en una era digital oscura. 252 more words


People of the Future: Laugh at our Ways

Internet pioneer and Matrix Architect lookalike Vint Cerf said that unless we come up with more universal encoding standards or start printing out more hard copies of our digital stuff, our time could become a “dark age” to future generations. 133 more words

Will We Enter a Digital Dark Age?

One of the ‘founding fathers’ of the Internet, Vint Cerf (co-inventor of the TCP/IP protocols), warns that most of the data being saved today in the cloud, USB drives, hard drives, discs, etc. 292 more words