How people will be able to see in more than 1,000 years the JPG files? Or how will they read documents created with Microsoft Office 2010? The answer might come from a group of scientists.
In these circumstances a project was initiated four years ago and it worth 15 million euros. Its name is Planets Digital Genome Time Capsule. It takes place in what is called Swiss Fort Knox, a data center located literally in a mountain. More specifically, everything is stored in a former military bunker with protection against a possible nuclear attack.
The capsule itself is a metal box containing a JPEG photo, a Java message, a MOV video, an HTML Web page and a brochure in PDF format.
The capsule follows to be checked over 10, 20, 30, 50 and 100 years to be observed the information level of degradation.
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