At War With our Media: A DVD Replication & Restoration Examination

Posted on Wednesday, May 17 2006 @ 07:08 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
For as long as there has been media, there have been people lusting to copy it. For profit, hoarding, or safety, we've all had that want to safeguard what’s near and dear to us. Though technology comes from a cruel past – taping cassette to cassette across ratty cables with borrowed decks, the digital revolution has truly made a difference in the quality and longevity of media. Yet, it has also brought about one terrifying issue. Much like the vinyl from which optical disks draw inspiration, a single gouge will mean that your data is lost to the sands of time, pending a lack of luck of course..

More details over at GamePyre.

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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