Webpages might seem like old hat in the greater context of cloud services, mobile apps, artificial intelligence, and everything else that comes off the tech conveyor belt.

But the web is still home to many information services — articles, books, graphic data displays, videos, music, databases, and so much more — that people and organizations regularly look to, and entire pages are disappearing at an alarming rate.

Despite how it might seem that digitization would save the world of knowledge, even information dies from a variety of ways, including digital obsolescence. Storage forms go out of fashion and then the necessary software and hardware can be next to impossible to find. There are only so many human, technical, and financial resources to save the massive amounts of data that the world generates.

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