The Digital Black Hole

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Here are some interesting links to articles on loss of digital information:

The digital black hole: will it delete your memories?
Google boss warns of ‘forgotten century’ with email and photos at risk
Google executive and co-founder of the internet Vint Cerf says you need to start printing everything out
The role of print in preserving the past

Now, go make a photo book!

 

About Mark Mizen

I have over twenty years professional experience in all aspects of photography and digital imaging. I am Chair of the ISO WG5 TG2 committee responsible for physical properties and durability of imaging material and am currently with HID Global working on systems for security printing for IDs, licenses, and credit cards. Previously, I was Director of Digital Development at Creative Memories from 2009 to 2012 and was responsible for the Creative Memories digital products and services. I also established and directed the Creative Memories Technology Center, which evaluated new products prior to product introduction, assisted with production difficulties, and provided technical information to support product sales.
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