In a world overflowing with information, where we have access to more stuff (movies, books, photos, music etc.) than ever before; as we move from analog to digital and further into the cloud, how safe is all that content really?

In a world overflowing with information, where we have access to more stuff – movies, books, photos, music etc. – than ever before, how safe is all that content really? When we track the evolution from tangible, analog forms towards digital formats and further into the data cloud, a number of interesting dynamics related to longevity come into play.

Rapid Advancements: In a mass market world where obsolescence is commonplace, old proprietary technologies and software are quickly replaced, leaving the question of long-term access up in the air. Had any luck pulling files from your floppy disks lately?

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