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Will Future Historians Consider These Days The Digital Dark Ages?

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Will Future Historians Consider These Days The Digital Dark Ages?

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Will Future Historians Consider These Days The Digital Dark Ages?

Will Future Historians Consider These Days The Digital Dark Ages?

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We are awash in a sea of information, but how do historians sift through the mountain of data? In the future, computer programs will be unreadable, and therefore worthless, to historians. This is the first of three stories. Hear part 2.

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