“Here today, gone tomorrow” – Pogue on data rot

Below is an excellent news report on “data rot” by New York Times technology writer David Pogue, noting the importance of vigilant migration of files, photos, and other data to keep ahead of degrading media and ever-shifting data formats.  Ironically, a 400-year old book is likely to outlive a 10-year old DVD.  Additional info from Pogue here.


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