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Digital Decay: Should historians be worried?

Here’s a major technological challenge that might face the next generation of historians. Everybody is at risk of losing old digital files. According to the internet pioneer and vice-president of Google, Vint Cerf, speaking recently at the American Association for the Advancement of Science, 840 more words

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Norm as Guest Lecturer at Stony Brook University Business School

It was so much fun speaking to a Social Media class at Stony Brook University’s acclaimed Business School this week. In preparation for my lecture and interaction with the kids, I asked for current and relevant motivational words from my favorite mentors, the  275 more words

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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