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Steven Pemberton

5 things about the web that we need to future-prove

October 7, 2014 | , | Comments Off on 5 things about the web that we need to future-prove

The World Wide Web has been around for just 20 years. And we are still struggling to find answers to basic yet fundamental questions regarding digital records management, says Steven Pemberton, a WWW pioneer and researcher at The Centre for Mathematics and Computer Science in Amsterdam.

Will we for example still be able to read and access websites made today in 100 years time? Or will all our content be lost to future ages? What is needed to make the web age-tolerant? What do we want from the web in both the short and long term?