Remediation occurs when newer mediums take the place of old ones, borrowing and reforming from the previous. This process of remediation has been occurring for quite some time; since the beginning of technology, actually. Without remediation, we would not be where we are today, technologically speaking. Nor would it allow us to, presently and in the future, continue to progress to keep up with the times.
When I was younger, technology was minimal. Personal computers and cell phones did not exist. My mom got in touch with me by calling my name outside. Now, if I have a problem or issue with my iPhone, I ask my seven year old niece and she can typically fix it for me. It’s pretty cool to see how the process of remediation has afforded us what we have today, when compared to twenty years ago. I can’t imagine how the world will be twenty years from now. Maybe we’ll be able to time travel with the push of a button.