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Memories of Digital Data #0

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Memories of Digital Data

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Kazuhiro Tanimoto

Edition of 450 works

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About Memories of Digital Data

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When I started using a computer, I believed that digital data could be stored forever. I saved my favorite picture files and small free software files to floppy disks with a capacity of roughly 1 megabyte and stored them carefully. Those floppy disks were my treasure. Later, when the disks deteriorated and became unreadable or were lost, the data became memories with a deep feeling of loss.

Blockchains have arisen. Are these truly persistent?

After all, digital data are also a type of memories. They are stored in a person's mind, deteriorate, and one day will be lost with that person.

I fin...

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Released on May 12, 2023 2:00 PM UTC

450 works released

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About the artist

Kazuhiro Tanimoto

b. 1983 Japan Lives and works in Japan

Kazuhiro Tanimoto is a generative artist and materials research and development chemist. His artistic practice explores the intersection of science and art, depicting living creatures, the human mind, and life. His works have been exhibited at the Japan Media Arts Festival, Rare Effect in Lisbon, and City...

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