"Ruk could forget, unlike conventional computers that do not normally lose data once it has been stored. This suggests that his memory operated according to different principles than those conventional computers are based on."
Modern conventional computer memory storage loses data all the time, let alone over the span of multiple centuries with no maintenance. This is why critical data is stored redundantly, and utilizes error-correction algorithms. 18.104.22.168 00:36, March 26, 2011 (UTC)