I've lost a lot of analogue memories over the years: books that were lent and never returned; a knee-jerk clear out of photos that I later regretted; and the emptying of my old room by parents who were tired of reminding me to pick my gear up. Then again, I watched Bladerunner 2049 again last night where the plot depends on a total wipe out of digital records in on cataclysmic event. So, analogue or digital, be careful with your memories. This article is a timely reminder of why.
...our collective experience of the cloud era and its durable, redundant networks has eroded any qualms we might have about the insubstantiality of digital storage. The server farm is the new attic.