Andrew Berger is Senior Digital Archivist at the Computer History Museum. He manages the digital repository and is the primary archivist responsible for overseeing the preservation of the Museum's digital collections. He joined the museum in 2014.
If you’ve heard about digital preservation in the news, chances are it was a story about loss or potential loss. For almost 20 years now, we’ve been warned that we could be facing a “digital dark age,” meaning that very little of what we create using computers will be preserved for future generations.1 The challenges facing digital preservation are real, but all too often these warnings have not been paired with examples of what people in the field have been doing to face them.Read More