Bit rot and why you should print your photos ...

MICHAEL ERNEST SWEET, VANTAGE, MEDIUM:

"Bit rot is a term that refers to the slow deterioration in the performance and integrity of data stored on various forms of storage media. It’s a serious problem for pretty much anything that is digital and poses a huge threat to a wealth of Internet-stored information. Photographers are at particular risk. But the risk can be minimized."

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