Slashdot | Bit Rot Stalks Your Digital Keepsakes
Yeah, my point entirely. This is exactly why I don't do the digital camera. 35mm and a trip to Costco for a picture disk. Much more dependible if y'ask me.
- Slashdot | Bit Rot Stalks Your Digital Keepsakes: "'The NYTimes has an article about the problems of digital archiving. How many of your digital memories will still be around 50 years from now, considering lost disks, incompatible formats, hard drive crashes, fading CD-Rs, etc.? Unfortunately Peter Briggs' solution won't work for most of us. The only real way to make sure that your grandkids get to see your digital photos is to make real photographic prints from them. (When I bought my Mom a digital camera I installed Picasa for her, and made sure she knows to order real prints of all the pictures she wants to survive through the ages...)'"