archiving as opposed to backing up

From: Vintage Computer Festival <>
Date: Wed Sep 22 19:26:02 2004

On Wed, 22 Sep 2004, Tom Jennings wrote:

> I'm serious about this. Imagine what an incredible treasure it would be,
> for a country's citizens to be able to retrieve any snapshot of any
> person's work back to the beginning of (recorded) time.

I like it. I'd like to see it happen. Unfortunately, it would require a
huge shift in the way our society looks at itself. I.E. we'd have to move
away from treasuring our possessions above all else and move towards
treasuring our memories and experiences above all else.

Good luck.

Sellam Ismail                                        Vintage Computer Festival
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