Everything dies, including information

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Article of interest:

"Everything dies, including information," MIT Technology Review, October 26, 2022, https://www.technologyreview.com/2022/10/26/1061308/death-of-information-digitization/

"Digitization can help stem the tide of entropy, but it won’t stop it.

Everything dies: people, machines, civilizations. Perhaps we can find some solace in knowing that all the meaningful things we’ve learned along the way will survive. But even knowledge has a life span. Documents fade. Art goes missing. Entire libraries and collections can face quick and unexpected destruction...."