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Investigating the digital age, a nightmare for historians of the future

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Until a couple of decades ago most communication between human beings was by letter. There were official and personal, political and diplomatic, commercial and private, literary and scientific letters, there were friendly, love and heartbreak letters. With the passage of time many of them were lost or destroyed , but others ended up in archives, becoming an invaluable source of information for the historians. Thanks to the letters, it has been possible to reconstruct great episodes of history, such as the Discovery of America.

Now the letters have been replaced by emails, SMS or whatsapps . The Administration addresses the citizens through these channels and politics is cooked to

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