Many people are storing and archiving images of their work on CD. Not only family happy snaps from digital cameras but textile artists are archiving images of their work using this format. Many people are unaware of the problem, I didn’t realise that some CDs only have a life span of 2 years.
John Blau’s story, Storage expert warns of short life span for burned CDs points to the problems of long term digital storage. It is something many who are not so informed of issues associated with particular technologies would be unaware of.
Sorry removed the link as it is outdated and goes nowhere
Follow Pintangle and have it delivered to your inbox
You can have Pintangle delivered to your inbox by using the follow feature in the sidebar. Just enter your email address, and when you get the confirmation email make sure you say yes and you are all set!
If you are on a mobile or tablet you will need to scroll to the bottom to find the follow feature.