Contemporary Archivists

Where would we be without these fine folks?

Buie, the high-school senior, argues that keeping old data serves a purpose whether or not anyone is using it now. “Take the Friendster stuff,” he says. “Maybe no one will look at it until 2250. That doesn’t matter to me. What matters is that the knowledge is there.”

What would 2250 think about our Friendster phase?

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