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Historian Looks at How Digital Memory is Shaping Our Future

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Historian Abby Smith Rumsey has spent much of her career looking back, but her newest book focuses on the future and questions around digital preservation: How can we ensure that future generations have access to today’s information given rapid changes in technology? How much of our online lives are worth saving? Rumsey joins us to talk about these issues and her new book, “When We Are No More: How Digital Memory Is Shaping Our Future.”


Abby Smith Rumsey, historian; author of "When We Are No More: How Digital Memory Is Shaping Our Future"


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