Can CDs get Mad Cow Disease?

Nathans, Stephen F.
May 1998
EMedia Professional;May98, Vol. 11 Issue 5, p6
Academic Journal
Talks about the claims in the mainstream press about compact disc (CD) data degradation. Allegations about the impermanence and impending obsolescence of optical and magnetic storage data; Findings of a media stability study done by the National Media Lab; Threat to preservation of knowledge.


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