Longevity of Archives

Digitising archives should not be for the purpose of preserving the information longer. Think over the last 20 years, or even 10, ¬†at how digital technology has changed. The Internet has evolved from a slow wired up service to something that can be used on most mobile phones, wirelessly and quickly. The Internet now is a hub for communication: there are more people on Facebook than the population of the USA. In terms of photography, over the last twenty years our digital cameras are becoming smaller and higher quality, and in fact, millions of images that are made today are … Continue reading Longevity of Archives