Radio NZ: Outdated tech trove keeps digital archives alive

Radio NZ: Outdated tech trove keeps digital archives alive. “Government records have to be transferred to archives after 25 years, and while that is fine for paper documents, it can be a lot harder when the material was saved on computers from 1992. The items on Mr Crouch’s shelves include a Macintosh Classic 2, some 8″ floppy disks and a small – but remarkably heavy – disk drive to play them on, and even a classic bulky old Wang computer from about 30 years ago.”

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