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THE DEPARTED - As digital technology advances, valuable data are possibly lost on devices rendered obsolete
Boston Globe - Boston, Mass.
Subjects: Preservation; Information storage
Author: Johnson, Carolyn Y
Date: Apr 7, 2008
Start Page: E.1
Section: Business
Abstract (Document Summary)

Cuneiform tablets, the Dead Sea scrolls, and books can still be deciphered after centuries, but the cassette tapes, Atari game cartridges, laserdiscs, 78s, and floppy disks of the modern age hold information that has already become virtually irretrievable.

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