Email to the Future
- Posted: May 16, 2008 at 2:47AM
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Social networks are not new. Humans throughout our existence communicate, connect and correspond with like minded humans.
Written documents are the evidence trail that historians and museum curators, such as Matthew Connell from Sydney’s Powerhouse Musuem, use to decipher the lives of famous people.
Their correspondence illustrates why we must email the future. The social networks of now must not be fleeting, otherwise our history is lost.