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2014-09-18 08:34:40

OSLO, Norway, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Malicious hacking, bit rot and data corruption; the challenges are immense when it comes to securing digital data.

2014-06-28 23:03:34

Digital Mountain, Inc., a leading global provider of Universal Discovery Management solutions, including electronic discovery, computer forensics, cyber security and a next-generation Web-based

2014-04-08 08:37:21

New seven-step guide addresses the scary truth about the future of genealogy data and the crucial steps that family historians and genealogists can easily take to preserve their genealogy research

2011-04-16 00:00:28

Microsoft Corp. announced today an unprecedented donation of $250,000 in software to Digital Divide Data (DDD), a business process outsourcing (BPO) social enterprise. The grant, from Microsoft’s Unlimited Potential program, will support DDD to bring its social business model to Kenya.

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2010-05-19 06:35:00

European researchers on Tuesday made their way into a top secret bunker in the Swiss Alps and deposited a “digital genome” that will provide the blueprint for future generations to read data stored using obsolete technology.

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2010-03-03 07:58:15

Addressing one of the most urgent societal challenges of the Information Age – ensuring that valued digital information will be accessible not just today, but in the future – requires solutions that are at least as much economic and social as technical, according to a new report by a Blue Ribbon Task Force.

2010-01-14 12:14:25

An expert panel of librarians, library scientists, publishers, and university academic leaders today called on federal agencies that fund research to develop and implement policies that ensure free public access to the results of the research they fund "as soon as possible after those results have been published in a peer-reviewed journal."

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2009-02-08 14:50:00

Although people entered the digital world years ago, a great number of human historical records did not make the transition.

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2008-12-11 10:25:00

In the December 2008 edition of Communications of the ACM, the monthly magazine of the Association for Computing Machinery, Dr. Fran Berman, director of the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, provides a guide for surviving what has become known as the “data deluge.”


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inwit
  • Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.
The word 'inwit' comes from Middle English inwit ("mind, reason, intellect, understanding; soul, spirit; feeling; the collection of inner faculties; one of five inner faculties; one of the outer bodily senses.; inward awareness of right or wrong, conscience"), from Old English *inwitt, inġewitnes ("consciousness, conscience, knowledge, knowing"), equivalent to in- +‎ wit. (Wiktionary)
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