one solution to the data permanence problem

Part of the open services discussion at barcamp yesterday was about permanence: how do you guarantee that your data is always available so that you can take it and go elsewhere with it? Doc Searls has one solution to the problem:

Since I’m a Berkman fellow at Harvard, and the blogs here are well-supported, and they’ll continue to be supported after my fellowship is over — and since Harvard has been around since 1636 — [Harvard’s blogging server] seemed like a good choice.

(emphasis mine.)

4 thoughts on “one solution to the data permanence problem”

  1. Paul W. Frields: Not so much “glamorous” as “sweaty.”  – Aug 5, 2007 Luis Villa: one solution to the data permanence problem  – Aug 5, 2007 Avi Alkalay: Viagem de Inovação aos EUA  – Aug 5, 2007 Luis Villa: barcamp wrapup  – Aug 5, 2007 Luis Villa: in the ‘why free software is still not winning

  2. Unfortunately since they’re notorious for grade-inflation, while we know it’ll be around forever, I’m not sure I’d trust it to be accurate. ;-)

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