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If you are over 50, we can't let you die.

As our technology changes, the challenge of storing data and later accessing original records gets more complicated. We’ve been using paper for thousands of years. But how long have we been maintaining records as PDF files?

After transferring information from a tape to 8-inch floppy, to 3-inch floppy, to a memory stick, are we really dealing with an original document? If the content has been pasted from WordPerfect to MS Word, how can we be certain the information hasn’t been modified?

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How much do you cost?

If I gave you 48 dollars, would you tell me everything about yourself?

That's what you would pay for 4 GB USB key, and 4 GB is how much space you get on Google's Gmail. An additional 10 dollars would get you 5 GB of space on Microsoft's HotMail. So, 58 dollars would yield 5 GB of data on you. I would consider this a very good deal—for me.

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eMail is for Losers

For many years I have been saying 'email is for losers'. The way email is used and the way email systems have been designed — I felt there is something fundamentally wrong with the picture.

Some examples that highlight this are:

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