The physical reality of the digital world
In his novel The Name of the Rose, Umberto Eco describes the organization, the conservation of data and the access to knowledge, seven centuries ago in the library of an abbey, which will end up burning, thus destroying the work of the copyist monks, the first artisans of redundancy before the invention of printing and then of computers.
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