Simon Bisson (sbisson) wrote,
Simon Bisson
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Seen on a CD-liner notes: words for the Digital Dark Ages

"The technology required to play this enhanced CD will be defunct and possibly unavailable to anyone but computer nostalgia freaks within a few years anyway. It will soon seem charming that anyone ever thought to put it there in the first place. We are proud to be part of our generation's rush to leave behind artefacts our grandchildren may have no way of seeing."

And adding to that, this story from BBC News, on the recovery of data from an early hyper-media project.
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