Why Is It Important To Preserve Old Software?

Published: Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 3:15pm
Updated: Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 3:22pm
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Technology changes in dramatic ways every day, but sometimes — like with those constant software updates we’re asked to make — it feels like the changes are happening every minute.

And we’ve seen a lot of very popular programs simply disappear, never to be opened again. But now a team from Yale University is working to restore some obsolete software applications.

To learn more, The Show's Steve Goldstein is joined by Euan Cochrane, digital preservation manager at Yale.

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