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2008-09-08 12:00:17

IBM Research (NYSE: IBM) today announced an entirely new way to preserve digital information, so it can be read decades after it was created despite future changes in digital formats.

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2006-08-15 07:40:41

The amount of digital data being produced across various disciplines is increasing at an exponential rate, but this information may not be around for future generations because the data are often incompatible with rapidly changing technologies and become unreadable.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.