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Digital darkness: the third apocalypse

28 June 2021

7:19 PM

28 June 2021

7:19 PM

Humanity is only ever one blackout away from the caves. The more advanced and complicated a civilisation, the easier it is to destroy. Far from heeding this long-acknowledged fact, modern nations have decided to hinge their essential services on the deceptively fragile digital world. 

In other words, we gave ourselves an ‘off’ switch. 

There is a significant difference between storing data on a local physical drive and trusting the elusive ‘cloud’.

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