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  1. Digital Dark Age – On The Media

    On this week’s episode of On the Media, we’re engaging in some chillingly informed speculation: what would happen if we, as a species, lost access to our electronic records? What if, either by the slow creep of technological obsolescence or sudden cosmic disaster, we no longer could draw from the well of of knowledge accrued through the ages? What if we fell into…a digital dark age?

    http://www.onthemedia.org/story/digital-dark-age/

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  2. Digital librarian and Internet Archive founder Brewster Kahle on Radio New Zealand

    Brewster Kahle is an American computer engineer, Internet entrepreneur, internet activist, advocate of universal access to all knowledge, and digital librarian. He is the founder of the Internet Archive, a non-profit digital library that provides free public access to collections of digitised materials, including websites, music, moving images, and nearly three million public-domain books.

    http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/ninetonoon/audio/20158721/digital-librarian-and-internet-archive-founder-brewster-kahle

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  3. Contents Unknown | This American Life

    Stories of filling in the blank. A man finds himself in a train station in India, with no idea how he got there or who he is. His memory gone, he has no choice but to let other people—police, doctors, friends, family—create an identity for him.

    http://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/399/contents-unknown

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  4. Original Recipe | This American Life

    The formula for Coca-Cola is one of the most jealously guarded trade secrets in the world. Locked in a vault in Atlanta. Supposedly unreplicable. But we think we may have found the original recipe. And to see if the formula actually might be Coke, we made a batch.

    http://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/427/original-recipe

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