Binary Code Doubles As A Time Capsule For The Next Millennium

Binary Code Doubles As A Time Capsule For The Next Millennium
technology

Printed volumes provide a history of modern-day life for future humans or other intelligent lifeforms.

Sara Boboltz
  • 31 october 2013

An artist collective in the Netherlands wrote a book about modern culture so future generations might learn how people used ‘fax machines’ to send one another paper messages and rode around on self-powered ‘bikes.’ But in order to ensure their record lasts through the next millennium, La Société Anonyme wrote the whole thing in binary code.

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