Where Do Deleted Files Go?

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MUSIC BY: http://www.YouTube.com/JakeChudnow

final song is “Midnight Sound” by Gareth Johnson / David O’Brien
from: http://www.audionetwork.com

Lost silent films: http://www.silentera.com/lost/index.html

Wonders of the Ancient World: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seven_Wonders_of_the_Ancient_World

What have we lost forever?

http://ask.metafilter.com/80517/What-have-we-lost-forever
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lost_history

snapchat: http://www.snapchat.com/

Lenin and Trotsky doctored photos: http://www.tc.umn.edu/~hick0088/classes/csci_2101/false.html

Archived person-removal-service site: http://internet.archive.org/internet/20060212134125/http://www.digital-restoration.com/unwanted.asp

Google Ngram tool: http://books.google.com/ngrams

links to info about digital file deletion:

YSK How deletion works on a computer (and why you’ve probably never really deleted anything) from YouShouldKnow


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Data_erasure
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bad_sector
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Secure_erasure

Melanie Willhide glitched photos (NSFW): http://www.slate.com/blogs/behold/2013/01/09/melanie_willhide_to_adrian_rodriguez_with_love_photos.html

Electronic waste dumps in Africa: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agbogbloshie

Paper-shredding: http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/explainer/2009/07/unshreddable.html

UNSHREDDER: http://www.unshredder.com/www/407/1001127/default.asp

Iranian reassembly of documents: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-16036967

HEAT DEATH: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heat_death_of_the_universe

HEAT DEATH button on etsy: http://www.etsy.com/listing/58392676/ask-me-about-the-heat-death-of-the

entropy: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Entropy

“The Last Question” by Issac Assimov: http://www.thrivenotes.com/the-last-question/

bleached flags on moon: http://www.hq.nasa.gov/alsj/ApolloFlags-Condition.html

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