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kim at holburn.net
Mon Sep 28 22:37:27 AEST 2009
Sturgeon's Law? But which 90%?
The trouble is that both the first decades of TV and the first decades
of the internet have been interesting and creative times. If we lose
90% of that material or more, little will be left for our descendants
who will not have a choice like we have, of saving it or not. It will
just be gone. Perhaps it doesn't matter.
On 2009/Sep/28, at 12:55 PM, Ivan Trundle wrote:
> On 28/09/2009, at 8:35 PM, Kim Holburn wrote:
>> I worry that we've already lost much of the written online material
>> produced in the last few decades. I think we've already lost much of
>> early TV
> Whilst I understand the sentiment, it's not something that leaves me
> sleepless at night. We could lose 90% of the internet and still
> survive quite adequately, I believe.
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