If I remember it right, and it would be fitting if I didn't, Stanislaw Lem's Memoirs Found in a Bathtub took place in a future world that had been ravaged by a virus from space. The virus did no damage to humans, but it eliminated paper altogether, throwing the world's collective memory back to the classical age (at best).
That was 1971. It's 2003 now, and that's pretty unlikely to happen. On the other hand, looked at your CD-Rs lately?Posted by kevin slavin at August 25, 2003 06:48 PM