[EAS]A Service for Lost Bits

pjk pjk at design.eng.yale.edu
Sun Sep 2 02:49:18 EDT 2001

Subject:   A Service for Lost Bits

(from CIT INFOBITS -- August 2001)


"Every October, a centuries-old Buddhist sect [at the Daioh Temple]
in Kyoto, Japan, prays for our culture -- hoping in a special
'information service' that today's history and records will be open
to future generations, and not fade away like the ghosts of so many
failed dot-coms." In "Fading Bits of History" (ABCNews.com, July 9,
2001), Michael S. James discusses what other groups are doing to
halt the deterioration of digital media and to preserve records for
future researchers. The article is on the Web at

ABCNews.com is produced by ABC, Inc., 500 S. Buena Vista Street,
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For more information about the Daioh Temple of Daioh Mountain and its
memorial services for lost information link to http://www.thezen.or.jp/

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