(Level: intermediate to upper-intermediate / B1 to B2 / ** to ***)
|Digital Dark Age: once the information contained|
in these storage media is lost for good
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The following words could be useful:
cherished: kept fondly in mind / treasured prisé / précieux
increasingly: more and more de plus en plus
the cloud: the collection of data available on the internet le cloud / l'internet
in the wake of...: as a result of à la suite de / dans le prolongement de / en raison de
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to be on the cutting age: to be very up-to-date / to be of the very latest design être à la pointe
state of the art: the most recent and considered to be the best à la pointe
impermanent: ephemeral / transitory éphémère / momentané
a snapshot: a snap / a photograph (cliché) instantané
Answer the following questions:
1. a) What is the digital Dark Age exactly?
b) What should we seriously start being worried about?
2. What should be done, according to Vint Cerf?
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Suggestions de réponses
a) et b):