Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) co-author Vint Cerf is hailed as "the father of the internet," but now he's worried about an even larger communications protocol, on a scale of thousands of years. How will our civilization communicate with people in the future? When it comes to generations yet to come, how will we preserve the
Vinton Cerf, one of the computer scientists who turned on the Internet in 1983, is concerned that much of the data created since then, and for years still to come, will be lost to time.
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