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An overrecording occurs when new information is written over a previous VHS recording, erasing a segment of the existing video, audio, and control-track information, while replacing it with new video, audio, and control-track data.
To test the effectiveness of erasing in different conditions we used a very simple erasing procedure on the stand-alone system.
The prototype ink developed by Shigeru Machida and his colleagues contains three components: a dye, a developer, and an erasing agent.
To make it work, Caves requires the demon to gather information economically so that, in the end, less information will need erasing.
Erasing a file sounds like a heavy object dropping into a trash can.