Survival Strategies

@inproceedings{Eubanks2008SurvivalS,
  title={Survival Strategies},
  author={David A. Eubanks},
  year={2008}
}
This paper addresses the theoretical conditions necessary for some subject of study to survive forever. A probabilistic analysis leads to some prerequisite conditions for preserving, say, electronic data indefinitely into the future. The general analysis would also apply to a species, a civilization, or any subject of study, as long as there is a definition of “survival” available. A distinction emerges between two approaches to longevity: being many or being smart. Natural selection relies on… 

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