Abby Smith Rumsey on Remembering, Forgetting, and When We Are No More

Abby Smith Rumsey on Remembering, Forgetting, and When We Are No More

From: EconTalk
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You might think your tweets on Twitter belong to you. But in 2010, the Library of Congress acquired the entire archive of Twitter. Why would such a majestic library acquire such seemingly ephemeral material? Historian Abby Smith Rumsey, author of When We Are No More, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about this decision of the Library of Congress and the general challenge of how to cope with a world when so much of what we write and read is digital. Subjects discussed include what we can ... See More

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