Category Archives: Preservation of Knowledge

Millions of hours of magnetic tape will be lost forever

[ Sarah Everts writes about the race to save magnetic tape in the August 21, 2014 issue of NewScientist in Wiped out: The race to save our video heritage. This article suggests that the fix is to convert magnetic tape … Continue reading

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Big Gap between What Scientists Say and Americans Think about Climate Change

Big Gap between What Scientists Say and Americans Think about Climate Change January 30, 2015. By Gayathri Vaidyanathan and ClimateWire On controversial topics such as climate change, a significant number of Americans do not use science to inform their views. Instead, … Continue reading

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Peak Resources and the Preservation of Knowledge

Peak Resources and the Preservation of Knowledge By Alice Friedemann    January 6, 2006 “Peak oil will affect more people, in more places, in more ways, than anything else in the history of the world”. Walter Youngquist, author of Geodestinies Summary … Continue reading

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