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5:32am

Fri July 13, 2012
Opinion

Burriss on Media: Archived Media

Dr. Larry Burriss

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (BURRISS)  --  How many of you still have, and use, 8-track tapes? What about 5-and-a-quarter-inch floppy discs? Zip drives? Perhaps a more important question is, what did you do when those media forms fell out of favor and you had to start using a new format? Did you convert your old media or buy all new?

But now we have to ask, “how stable are new media formats?” Ask a dozen people about the stability of optical discs or USB drives, and you’ll get a dozen different answers. Even the experts are divided on the question.

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11:34am

Thu October 13, 2011
Southern Festival of Books Opens

Southern Festival of Books This Weekend

The 23rd annual Souther Festival of Books opens Friday on Legislative Plaza and continues through Sunday.