Loose fingers sink ships-15 years of e-mails from Manuel Cardona

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The correspondence of prominent personalities with friends and colleagues has always been a primary source of insight for their biographers. The demise of snail mail and the rise of electronic communications, however, has created a nightmare for future biographers, who will have a hard time recovering files buried in old, unreadable media, or incompatible with the latest software.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationManuel Cardona
Subtitle of host publicationMemories and Reminiscences
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9783319203430
ISBN (Print)9783319203423
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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