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Memory of Mankind

Memory of Mankind

The digital age carries with it the risk that records will either become swiftly illegible or completely vanish. (admittedly for 99% of the internet's contents this is presumably not a ...

MOM developed ceramic data carriers which conserves analogue text and images for unlimited intervals of time.



MOM is a global project and is built of stories which are collected and contributed by individuals across the planet.



MOM is a snapshot of our time and of course not a substitute for national archives but rather a supplement.



MOM tells our descendants about us and the era we lived in; everyone can contribute to this story.



MOM is not a backup of our knowledge. Societies in the future who are capable of discovering MOM will be at least as knowledgeable as us. However, stories of how we gained knowledge and insight will certainly be of interest to the future. This is why PhD theses in particular are collected within MOM.

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The Time Capsule That's as Big as Human History

Michael Paterniti

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The world's knowledge is being buried in a salt mine

Richard Gray

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Documentaries, videos and podcasts

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MOM - Memory of Mankind - Eröffnung des Archivs im Salzberg Hallstatt

October 15, 2013

The Memory of Mankind and what should be remembered? | Martin Kunze | TEDxLinz

March 9, 2017

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