A Digital Dark Age is Nigh | Joe Janes | Wondros Podcast Ep 203
Originally aired on May 3, 2023
Jesse and Priscilla talk with librarian and information scientist, Joe Janes, author of the article Everything Dies, Including Information.
Why does the future of libraries hold the potential for a digital dark age?
- Libraries have been evolving for centuries, but some things remain the same.
- The amount of digital information being created is overwhelming and there is a danger of losing access to it in the future.
- Questions about what information should be saved and who decides are complicated and require ongoing discussions.
- Collaboration between libraries and other organizations is necessary to address challenges and ensure access to information for future generations.
- Libraries have an important role to play in preserving and providing access to information for present and future generations.