Google on hard drive failures
hexstar at gmail.com
Fri Feb 23 14:21:16 CST 2007
On 2/23/07, John Foust <jfoust at threedee.com> wrote:
> At 02:04 PM 2/23/2007, William Donzelli wrote:
> >>Good answer :) Certainly not permanent. Could we (as a species)
> >>make something that will last for a fairly significant (from a human
> >>length of time, such as a few hundred years?
> So clearly the proper way to preserve our antique data is to use
> steganography to embed it inside of pictures that people will
> want to keep for generations, collected and redistributed in a
> redundant fashion all around the world.
> Why, the Internet is halfway there already.
> I'll stop now.
> - John
Pictures do fade after a while you know so those aren't perfect means of
storage either (rats!) ;-) :-p
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