During Q&A with Alexander Rose, Author Hugh Howey fields questions from the audience regarding the long view of storing information.
From Conversations at The Interval, “The Library That Lasts” by Hugh Howey. Watch the full talk here:
The written word has transformed humanity. Ideas now outlast their creators. Knowledge builds on knowledge across generations. The author of "Wool" and "The Bern Saga" asks: “How will texts survive deep time? What does the library of tomorrow look like?”
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