"Storage has never been more important than it is now in shaping the everyday experience of computing, interactivity, and new media." - Kirschenbaum (p. 4)
Storage is more important than ever because we have access to so much information. We want to save it all so we can gain access to it at any moment, no matter where we are. That's what new media means to me. The convenience and availability of information in the form of handy gadgets.