Backlight: Digital Amnesia

Backlight Human Interest Science & Technology Society & Culture
Bregtje van der Haak
VPRO Television
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Digital data is vulnerable. Yet entire libraries are shredded and lost to budget cuts, because we assume everything can be found online. But is that really true? For the first time in history, we have the technological means to save our entire past, yet it seems to be going up in smoke. Will we suffer from collective amnesia?