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Old Aug 20, 2012, 03:10 AM
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Wow, future historians will have some fun with the "artifacts" left by this generation. I think I heard the other day that the total amount of data held in the world is doubling every 2 years - frankly I'm surprised its that slow given the data created by HD video. Who will ever read/watch it, and how will they, even if they wanted to, given that each information storage technology seems to become obsolete every 5 years or so (try reading an 8" floppy disk or playing a 78rpm record) . Also, the problem with "interesting" is that historians may not realise that it is until many years later - imagine you had by accident taken some footage of a very young Marilyn Monroe. Best of luck! I won't be joining you.
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