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Vint Cerf on the Prospect of a "Digital Dark Age"


Google Chief Internet Evangelist Vint Cerf.

Google Chief Internet Evangelist Vint Cerf discusses how digital content preserved on floppy disks, CD-ROMs, and other media will be increasingly unusable in the future.

Credit: CBS News

Google Chief Internet Evangelist and former ACM president Vint Cerf talks with Mo Rocca about the frailty and impermanence of digitally-stored information and how, in coming decades, the pictures and other digital content that has been preserved on floppy disks, CD-ROMs, and other media will be unusable.

 

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